Underminimal supervision and according to established procedures, assign diagnosticcodes to health information records. Evaluate medical records to ensure completeness, accuracy, andcompliance with the International Classification of Diseases Manual ClinicalModification (ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM) and the American Medical AssociationsCurrent Procedural Termination (CPT) Manual. Code charts under the ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM and CPT.
Minimum Education: High school diplomaor equivalent required; Associate's degree in Health Information Technology orrelated field preferred; Graduate of a Program in Medical Terminology and ICDcoding preferred
Requires criticalthinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimalsupervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and takeappropriate action.
Must have thoroughunderstanding of ICD-10 Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting andAHA Coding Clinic; HCPCS/CPT coding systems and CPT Assistant and Coding Clinicfor HCPCS guidelines; Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS),and Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC); Has knowledge of and abides byHIM.COD policies.
Certifications: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) through the American HealthInformation Management Association (AHIMA) or Certified Professional Coder(CPC)/(CPC-H) through AAPC
Minimum Work Experience: Four(4) years of medical coding experience.