Codes, abstracts and reviews inpatient records. Follows established guidelines for the use of ICD10 and CPT 4 coding systems and conventions. Responsible for assignment of diagnostic and procedural coding using a computerized Encoder and standard reference materials. Performs data entry into the Practice Management system. Refers non-routine/complicated cases to Supervisor. Compliance with all applicable State and Federal laws, regulations, and policies governing the provision of health care.
License and Certification Requirements:
Current Coding Credential from AAPC (CPC) or AHIMA (CCS-P)
Minimum of one year hospital coding or revenue cycle experience
Three years of experience in an acute care facility with knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding conventions. Computerized encoder use helpful
High School graduate or equivalent.
Graduate of an Accredited Coding Traing Program