Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance

  • Coder - Certified

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/20/2018 9:21 AM)
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    Central Business Office
  • Overview

    The Certified Coder assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management, ensuring that charges are coded and consistent with documentation and applicable coding policies.


    • Review and abstract patient medical records to assign diagnoses, treatments, and surgical procedures for professional services
    • Ensure all services documented in the patient’s medical record are coded with appropriate diagnoses and procedure codes
    • Utilize query process when services are not documented appropriately
    • Enter codes into practice management system and rectifies errors in the pre-processor and post-processor editing systems
    • Provide education to providers regarding results of periodic audits while maintaining exceptionally high degree of professionalism
    • Maintain a working knowledge, and stay abreast of, CPT-4, ICD-10, HCPCS coding principles, modifier usage, medical terminology, governmental regulations, protocols and third party payer requirements pertaining to billing, coding and documentation
    • Maintain a daily average of 35-45 surgical charts per day
    • Maintain a daily average of 250 + clinic tickets per day
    • Work coding denials by payer or specialty
    • Must be able to transition from one task to another without difficulty 
    • Must be able to retain education and training with in a reasonable amount of time 
    • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision


    • Must have a minimum of 1 year experience, including some surgical coding.
    • Must be CPC-A, CPC or CCS-P certified
    • Have a good working knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy
    • Orthopedic or Surgical coding is plus


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