1.College level coursework in ICD-10-CM and CPT coding, anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology
2.Minimum of three years' experience in auditing and claim denial reviews in acute clinic and hospital setting
3.Strong training background in outpatient clinic setting with direct 1:1 physician education, preferred
4.Minimum five years' experience of coding and demonstrating knowledge in the principals and practices of ICD-10-CM and CPT conventions with clinic visits and hospital surgical coding.
5.Strong communication both oral, written and organizational skills
6.Proficiency with Excel, Word, and Outlook
7.Demonstrated ability to work productively, accurately, and independently
8.Proven analytical and problem solving skills in compiling statistical data and state reporting
9.Comprehensive mastery of APC assignment methodology with emphasis in NCCI edits
10. Ability to interact well with all levels of employees and physicians throughout the organization, participate in intra- and interdepartmental collaboration, and handle multiple tasks concurrently to meet deadlines.
11. Technical aptitude for resolving basic PC hardware and software application problems and ability to perform basic troubleshooting
1.Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
2.AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credential, preferred
El Camino Hospital