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Assists the Data Quality Manager with coder/abstractor training, compliance audits, daily work distribution, and monitoring of accounts receivable. Works closely with the Reimbursement Department to resolve unbilled account issues. Responsible for assignment of appropriate ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 codes and abstracting statistical and reimbursement data for inpatient and outpatient encounters. Assigns DRG for all inpatient discharges or reviews and verifies chargemaster procedure codes for outpatient visits to validate correct codes entered for proper APC assignment. Communicates with hospital departments to assure proper information is available for correct code assignment.
This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.
Job related course work beyond high school - Health Information Management
5 years -Five years inpatient coding and DRG assignment OR five years outpatient coding required. Outpatient coding may include observation, emergency department, ambulatory surgery or diagnostic visits.
CODING/HEALTH INFO CERTIFIED - C021
CCS - CERT CODING SPECIALIST - C017
Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)
In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements
Other Required Experience
Must have working knowledge in the following areas: medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, disease process, pharmacology and ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding. - Required
Associate/bachelor's degree in Health Information Management. - Preferred
CCS or CCS-P-Required
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