Codes diagnoses and procedures of patient records and abstracting information for reimbursement, research, and to generate statisitcal data. Perform daily feedback and education to providers, staff, and patients of BMG. Assist with education of current coding staff. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Experience Required: Over one year of experience in physician/professional, outpatient surgery, and/or emergency department coding. Skill and proficiency in coding physician/professional outpatient (ancillary, emergency department, or outpatient surgery, etc.) records utilizing ICD-0-CM and CPT-4. Two years experience in an acute care facility, professional office or integrated health system. One year of documented successful physician education.
Minimum Education Required: Skill and proficiency in coding physician/professional and outpatient (ancillary, emergency department, outpatient surgery, etc.) records utilizing ICD-9-CM and CPT -4 through 5 years experience in an acute care facility, professional office or integrated health system. Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral, and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. SKill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties. CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CCS, CCS-P, RHIT, RHIA.
Minimum Education Preferred/Desired: Associates Degree.
Minimum Education Training: CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CCS, CCS-P, RHIT, RHIA, HCPCS, ICD, ICD-9, CPT-4.
Special Skills: Physician education, leadership, mentoring, workflow documentation.
Minimum Licensure Required: One of the following: Certified Coding Specialist (CSS). Certified Coding Specialist Physician (CCSP). Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC/CPCH), Certified Professional Coder Payer (CPCP).