Medical coders are responsible for assigning treatment appropriate codes in a predefined system in order to acquire payment for rendered services from patient, insurance companies or CMS. This is an important position in the healthcare industry as without it, the billing side of the healthcare industry may not work efficiently.
Individuals who obtain a formal training as a medical coder will have more chances to get hired.
When applying for an entry level medical coding job you need to ensure that you provide sufficient information regarding your training and expertise in your cover letter.
Cover Letter for Entry Level Medical Coding Resume
566 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY 63533
(012) 999-9999, peter @ email . com
April 27, 2014
Ms. Michelle Phillips
Mount Sinai Medical Center
781 Wood Street
Brooklyn, NY 53442
Dear Ms. Phillips:
I would like to be considered for the position of Medical Coder at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, as advertised on your website today. With a CPC Certification from AAPC and thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, I am confident in my ability to become an efficient member of Mount Sinai Medical Center’s team.
As indicated in my resume, I have a demonstrated ability to review, process, and submit medical claims and able to perfectly assign ICD-9, CPT®, and HCPCs codes. Moreover, I am highly skilled in performing a wide variety of associated functions such as auditing and re-filing appeals of denied claims, educating providers and recommending the appropriate application of federal mandates and compliance. Besides coding tasks, I am also familiar with different types of insurance plans and regulations which will be very helpful to contribute to your bottom line.
The opportunity to work with Mount Sinai Medical Center will allow me to apply the expertise I have developed during my work and training in a real-time environment. I look forward to discussing this position with you in person and will call you next week to arrange a suitable date of meeting. In the meantime, I may be contacted at (012) 999-9999.
Thank you for your time and consideration.