Title: Coding Specialist - Outpatient, Health Information Management, MFT,8:00A-4:30P
Accurately codes Emergency and Outpatient Diagnostic records for the classification of all diseases, injuries, procedures,and operations using the ICD9CM and CPT4 coding system for BHSF facilities. Ensures compliance of coding rules and regu,lations according to Regulatory Agencies CMS, OIG. Works as a team to meet departmental goals and AR goals. Abstracts prescribed data elements from the medical records.HS and coding certificate from an accredited AHIMA coding program. Required completion of a medical terminology and anatomy and physiology college course within past five years. Prefer Certified Coding Specialist: CCS, and or Certified Coding Associate :CCA. one year of outpatient coding experience in acute care setting hospital. Knowledge of encoder system, outpatient prospective payment system; APCs. Knowledge of National and Local Coverage Determinations, NCD and LCD Policies. Competency in Word and Excel. Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, management staff and physicians.