Medical Coder Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Medical Coder interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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Why would you feel that it is important to know the how/why a procedure is performed?

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List of 30 Medical Coder Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Why would you feel that it is important to know the how/why a procedure is performed?

  2. 2.

    How do you manage a large workload?

  3. 3.

    Do you have any questions for us?

  4. 4.

    What qualities to you feel a manager should have?

  5. 5.

    Have you requested extra responsibilities in any of your previous jobs?

  6. 6.

    Tell me about a time when you had to adapt to major change in the workplace.

  7. 7.

    Where do you see your career one year from now?

  8. 8.

    What do you use as your guidance to accurately code?

  9. 9.

    Have you ever worked as a Tumor registrar?

  10. 10.

    How did you bring value to your last position?

  11. 11.

    What do you feel is the most important skill a Medical Coder and brings to his or her workplace?

  12. 12.

    Do you consider yourself to be a leader?

  13. 13.

    How has your job change over the years you worked there?

  14. 14.

    Did you take an anatomy and physiology course in school?

  15. 15.

    Explain how your role reduces liability due to charges of healthcare fraud or abuse

  16. 16.

    How would you consult medical specialists for further clarification and understanding of items on patient charts to avoid misinterpretations?

  17. 17.

    If a claim is denied due to incorrect coding what would you do?

  18. 18.

    What is the ICD-10 code for generalized anxiety disorder?

  19. 19.

    What does S/S stand for in regards to coding burns correctly?

  20. 20.

    Tell me about a recent achievement.

  21. 21.

    How do you protect the rights and confidentiality of patients?

  22. 22.

    How many hours a week do you usually work?

  23. 23.

    Would you be willing to take a salary cut?

  24. 24.

    Tell me about a time when you worked with a person who did things very differently than you. How did you get the job done?

  25. 25.

    How would your supervisor describe you?

  26. 26.

    How would your co-workers describe you?

  27. 27.

    What decisions did you routinely make at your last job?

  28. 28.

    Tell me about a time you handled multiple tasks at once.

  29. 29.

    As a Medical Coder, what do you think is your best asset.

  30. 30.

    Tell me about a time you had a conflict with a co-worker. How did you handle it?