Title: Coding Specialist - Outpatient Surgery, Health Information Management, MFT, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Accurately codes Outpatient Surgery and Observation records for the classification of all diseases, injuries, procedures, and operations using the ICD9CM and CPT 4 coding system for BHSF facilities. Ensures compliance of coding rules and regulations 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 accredited AHIMA certified coding program. Required Coding Certification and or Certified Coding Specialist /CCS, Registered Health Information Technician /RHIT and or Registered Health Information
Administrator, RHIA. Required CCS certification within two years of employment, if not CCS certified. Surgery coding in acute hospital or ASC. Knowledge of encoder system, outpatient prospective payment system; APCs and Ambulatory Surgical Center payment system; ASC. Knowledge and thorough understanding of National and Local Coverage Determination, NCD and LCD, Policies. Competency in Word and Excel. Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, management staff, and physicians.