Radiation Oncology Coder

June 12, 2024

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Job Title: Medical Coder - Radiation Oncology

Report To: Team Leader

Experience: 1 - 5 Years

Qualification: Any Degree (Life Science Background)

Location: Bangalore / Coimbatore

Shift Time: 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Mode: Work from office

Terms-Fulltime/Part time/Contractual: Full-time

Job Summary

As a radiation oncology coder, your responsibility is to evaluate patients' diagnoses and treatments to identify the most appropriate billing process. Your job may require you to communicate with healthcare professionals to obtain missing data, send invoices to patients or insurance companies, and provide additional assistance and support as necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review the documentation in the record to identify all pertinent facts necessary to select the comprehensive diagnoses and procedures that fully describe the patient's conditions and treatment.
  • Codes evaluation and management to appropriate CPT code and codes diagnosis to appropriate ICD-9 code.
  • Meets with physicians to review documentation, resolve coding, and secure signature of all unsigned dates of service, tagging files for follow-up.
  • Acts as lead person and assists coders with IBC staff with medical terminology and policy interpretation as required.
  • Assists with efforts to increase physician awareness of documentation requirements.
  • Prepares case reports and initiates follow-up for the billing process.

Mandatory Skills

  • Must have one of the following coding credentials: AHIMA (CCA, CCS, or CCS-P); AAPC (CPC, CPC-A, CPC-H, CPC-H-A, or one of the AAPC specialty-specific coding credentials (the specialty-specific credential is only valid for that employee’s department).
  • The RHIT or RHIA (or eligible) certification in health information management may be recognized instead of a coding credential and does not require experience.

Desired skills

  • Previous coding experience or experience equivalent to an associate’s degree in a related field.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology and related computer systems.
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding.
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