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

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job Description

St Francis Hospital

Under general supervision and according to established procedures, assigns diagnostic codes to medical record information. Codes charts under the ICD‑9‑CM and HCPCS/CPT System for statistical and APC assignment purposes. Abstracts required data into hospital abstracting system. The outcome of information gathered is used to determine the hospital database and reimbursement of hospital claims. 

Job Requirements

MinimumEducation: Equivalent to an associate’s degree in medical informationtechnology (with course work in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology,disease processes, ICD-9-CM coding and prospective payment) preferred.

MinimumWork Experience: Six to twelve months of experience preferred. CCA credentialor must be obtained within 6 months of hire.          

RequiredLicenses/Certifications: Eligible for designation as a RHIA, RHIT, or CCS. 

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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