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Medical Coder Apprentice Job

Job Number: LCS15063

Job Title: Medical Coder Apprentice

Department: Medical Practices Billing - 0014656

Facility: Corporate Headquarters

Location: Providence, RI

High school level of knowledge or equivalent. Certification in procedural coding (preferably CPC-A).

Experience with CPT, ICD-9/10 and HCPCS coding guidelines, as well as reimbursement policies and procedures. Ability to use computer applications, including Invision/SMS, eClinicalWorks, Epic or other practice management system, Excel, Word, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Outlook and third party payer websites.


Strong organizational skills and follow-through required. Able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.

The Coding Apprentice reports to the Manager of Physician Coding and Supervisor. Performs duties necessary to ensure optimal coding and data entry of the charges as well as resolve claim issues (such as diagnoses, CPT’s and modifiers) in the work queues. Works with “front office” staff when necessary and may assist in investigating and resolving denials.