Reviews, analyzes, and assigns codes based on appropriate coding guidelines and criteria for outpatient
medical record documentation to include, but not limited to: medical, diagnostic and surgical documentation for assignment of the correct ICD-10-CM and /or CPT-4 HCPCS codes.
Primary coding responsibility is Outpatient Surgery, Wound Care and Observation.
1.Assign diagnosis and surgical codes utilizing the 3M CAC 360 system to patient records using ICD-10- CM and CPT/HCPCS and any other designated coding classification system in accordance with the UHDDS coding guidelines.
2.Assign procedural categories and modifiers as applicable.
3.Assign appropriate discharge disposition as necessary.
4.Maintain or exceed established coding accuracy and productivity standards.
5.Ensure demographic information and documentation is congruent with scheduled or performed procedures.
6.Evaluate assigned Coding work queue and work with the appropriate revenue cycle/hospital team to resolve accounts with the expected resolution timeframe.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Coding experience required.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
One or more certifications required - RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCA, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H.
Coding Certificate program (AHIMA accredited) preferred.
Experience in coding at a multi-facility organization and remote coding experience is a plus.