Medical Coder Jobs in Uae

National Reference Laboratory

Medical Coder


Reporting to the Senior Medical Coder/ Coding Supervisor, the Medical Coder role is responsible for reviewing coding of medical cases, handling claims submission to payers, and all revenue cycle/billing tasks assigned. The role is also responsible in ensuring the accuracy of the coding in patient health records.


  • Pro-actively participates in collaboration with the Line Manager tomeet the division’s strategic and operational goals.
  • Adheres to the division’s policies, procedures and standards while ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory bodies.
  • Reviews medical records documented by physicians, nurses and other clinical staff and ensures all medical records are in place with no missing documentation.
  • Validates physicians’ clinical documentation data quality and provides documentation tips/training to concerned staff for improved reporting to senior management.
  • Provides data to authorized personnel for studies and/or research purposes.
  • Assists in external medical audits by coordinating with the auditors and providing access to the required medical records.
  • Performs periodic internal audits to improve and sustain quality levels and compliance.
  • The incumbent checks and sequences the most accurate ICD10- CM/CPT/HCPCS/DRG/Other codes for diagnoses and procedures for documented information.
  • Assures the final diagnoses and operative procedures stated by the physician are valid and complete.
  • Abstracts all necessary information from health records to identify secondary complications and co-morbid conditions.
  • Evaluates the record for documentation consistency and adequacy.
  • Ensures that the final diagnosis accurately reflects the care and treatment rendered. Computes and gives the correct DRG coding for all inpatients cases.
  • Query physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous or
  • unclear for resubmission purposes.
  • Ensures coding as per DOH/DHA guidelines and regulations.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or any relevant fields
  • Minimum 4-5 years of progressive career experience
  • Relevant experience in a hospital/medical center environment within UAE
  • Coding certificate by AAPC / AHIMA
  • Knowledgeable of DOH/DHA and HIPPA rules and regulation
  • Desired: Fluency in written and spoken Arabic

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