Coder I

King's Daughters Medical Center Ashland , KY 41105

Posted 2 months ago

JOB SUMMARY Codes and abstracts medical records for the purpose of reimbursement, research, and compliance with federal and state regulations and accrediting agencies.# Using ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 classification systems, assigns Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) for appropriate financial classes.# Performs analysis of the records to assure completeness of documentation. DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS# Codes and sequences diagnosis and procedures from hospital medical records using 3M/360 Encompass CAC (Computer Assisted Coding) ICD-10-CM classification system Codes and sequences diagnoses and procedures from emergency department and other outpatient records for billing purposes and data retrieval using the 3M/360 Encompass CAC #ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 classification system Review medical records for completeness and abstracts and codes clinical data such as diseases, operations procedures and therapies Performs quantitative and qualitative analysis on medical records according to standards established by the Medical Records Committee, the Joint Commission, and other licensing agencies Interacts with physicians to ensure accurate assignment of ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 codes Works any shift necessary for the adequate coverage of the department and additional hours if needed# EDUCATION/LICENSE/#CERTIFICATIONS/OTHER REQUIREMENTS Minimum requirement:

High School Diploma or GED# Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or minimum of one of the following specialized coding credentials: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Certified Coding Specialist for Physicians Offices (CCS-P) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC) Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) Successfully pass the KDMC coding exam Preferred qualifications: 3-5 years demonstrated coding experience WORKING ENVIRONMENT Works indoors in an office/clinic setting The noise level is usually moderate PHYSICAL DEMANDS Frequently required to maintain a stationary position behind a computer Constantly required to operate a computer and telephone Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

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Coder I

King's Daughters Medical Center