This position is responsible for accurate assignment of ICD-10-CM and procedural codes (ICD-10-CM/PCS for inpatient records to include medical-surgical, acute behavioral health; maternity; medical observation; and partial hospitalization program; and abstracting to determine accuracy and completeness of the inpatient record.
Coding utilizes the 3M Coding and CDI Software. EMR system is Evident/CPSI.
Individual must be able to code simple to complex cases.
Education: Associates degree or certificate in coding management
Certification: RHIT; Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC); Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required
Experience: 1-2 years experience as an inpatient coder in an acute care facility
Proficiency: Knowledge of revenue cycle; 3M Encoder; ICD-10 training; effective communication. Must be able to work with CDI and one other inpatient coder.
Knowledge: Disease Process, A & P, pathophysiology, laboratory and pathology medicine; Coding Clinic; and CMS guidelines.