Medical Coder

Digestive Care Center is seeking a Medical Coder who is self-motivated, efficient, enjoys a fast-paced work environment and desires to be part of a successful team, to work in our Billing Department.

Summary of Duties

The Medical Coder assigns CPT procedure codes and ICD-10 diagnosis codes to medical services performed by physicians in the office, hospital and in the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Center (GEC) in order to achieve accurate and timely reimbursement from insurance carriers.


  • On a daily basis, collects Daily Hospital Round information from physicians to be used in determining procedures performed by each physician at the hospital. Review and code GEC procedure packets; including charge entry.
  • Consults with physicians to resolve any questions about the hospital services, GEC procedures and/or services/procedures being coded.
  • Assigns and enters procedural and diagnostic codes for hospital charges in the practice management system.
  • Oversees patient account collections including collecting on past due accounts, setting up payment financing, prepayment arrangements and financial counseling.
  • Works in conjunction with Schedulers to obtain information about procedures needed for the Benefit Verification process.
  • Contacts Insurance Companies to verify patient insurance benefits and eligibility.
  • Assists in other department functions (i.e. patient data entry and set-up, payment posting, mail, benefit verification, bank deposit, daily close…) as needed.


  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with physicians, medical staff, co-workers and third party payors.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and medical practice software a plus.
  • Coding experience in digestive care is preferred

Job Eligibility Requirements:

  • CPC Certification preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Medical office experience preferred



Digestive Care Center offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes company paid Medical, Vision, Life and Long Term disability insurance; partially funded Health Savings Account & 401 K; Dental, Short Term Disability, paid vacation & holidays.