Lifepoint Hospitals Gallatin , TN 37066
Applies the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, and claims processing.
High School Diploma or GED
Associate's degree in Health Information Technology
Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Must have thorough understanding of ICD-10 Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and AHA Coding Clinic; HCPCS/CPT coding systems and CPT Assistant and Coding Clinic for HCPCS guidelines; Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), and Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC).
Has knowledge of and abides by HIM.COD policies.
Required Licenses: RHIT, RHIA, or CCS certification required.
Minimum Work Experience
2 years experience within an acute care setting with emphasis on required ICD & CPT coding