Medical Coding Specialist, II in Columbus, GA at St. Francis Hospital

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

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Job Description

St Francis Hospital

Under minimal supervision and according to established procedures, assign diagnostic codes to health information records.  Evaluate medical records to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with the International Classification of Diseases Manual – Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM) and the American Medical Associations Current Procedural Termination (CPT) Manual.  Code charts under the ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM and CPT.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate's degree in HealthInformation Technology or related field preferred; Graduate of a Program inMedical Terminology and ICD coding preferred

Required Skills
Must have thorough understanding of ICD-10 Official Coding Guidelines for Codingand Reporting and AHA Coding Clinic; HCPCS/CPT coding systems and CPT Assistantand Coding Clinic for HCPCS guidelines; Medicare Outpatient Prospective PaymentSystem (OPPS), and Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC).

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) through the American Health InformationManagement Association (AHIMA) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC)/(CPC-H)through AAPC

Minimum WorkExperience
Two years of medical coding experience.

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