Main Areas of Responsibility:
Position is responsible for coding Inpatient/Outpatient charges and specialty services using appropriate ICD and CPT classification systems for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance in accordance with federal regulation. Charges include all inpatient/outpatient visits, day surgeries, consultations and observation accounts. Specialty services include interventional radiology, GI lab, pathology, cardiac cath lab, vascular lab, orthopedics, surgical and anesthesia procedures.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Responsible for review of documentation in medical records to assure that documentation by providers conforms to compliance and legal requirements. Provide feedback for practioners on coding practices. Coder must meet department productivity and quality standards. Ensure adherence to policies, procedures and guidelines.
High school diploma or GED and 2 years' directly related experience. Certification in at least one of the following: RCC, CPC, CIRCC, CPC-P, CCS, CCS-P, COC, CIC, RHIA, or RHIT.