Position : Medical coder
CIC, COC, CPC, CPC-A, CCS-P, CCS, RHIT, or RHIA required.
High school diploma, GED, Associates Degree, AHIMA or AAPC certification required.
Minimum of 6 months experience as a Coder I unless has one year of exact coding experience at previous facility.
CPC-A must have 2 years of coding experience.
Accounts for coding and abstracting of patient encounters, including diagnostic and procedural information, significant reportable elements, and complications.
Researches and analyzes data needs for reimbursement.
Analyzes medical records and identifies documentation deficiencies.
Serves as resource and subject matter expert to other coding staff.
Reviews and verifies documentation supports diagnoses, procedures and treatment results.
Identifies diagnostic and procedural information.
Audits clinical documentation and coded data to validate documentation supports services rendered for reimbursement and reporting purposes.
Assigns codes for reimbursements, research and compliance with regulatory requirements utilizing guidelines.
Follows coding conventions. Serves as coding consultant to care providers.
Identifies discrepancies, potential quality of care, and billing issues.