Lifepoint Hospitals Gallatin , TN 37066
This position is responsible for coding facility records by established guidelines to insure appropriate reimbursement is received. Code records by the appropriate coding scheme and verifies the accuracy of the data contained within the medical record. Classifies the patient into the correct MS-DRG, or other payment group, to obtain the most appropriate reimbursement.
This a work-from-home position.
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.
Minimum Work Experience
2 years experience within an acute care setting with emphasis on required ICD & CPT coding