-Minimum 1 years prior experience as a Medical Coder or Certified Coder, preferably in an insurance setting.
-Must have working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and ICD-9-CM/CPT coding.
-Can follow accepted coding principles to assign all diagnoses and procedure codes for inpatient or outpatient records utilizing ICD-9-CM and CPT.
-Ability to work independently while following company guidelines and procedures
-Must be able to operate a computer in a MS Office Profession version- Excel, Word, Access, and Outlook
-Knowledge of coding principles, State and Federal laws, and regulatory bodies as it pertains not only to coding, but to Medical Record processes is necessary.