Very productive. Very diverse with inpatient & outpatient coding.
Pros: good co-workers
Cons: always on a time crunch with the amount of work load.
Charge search & coding on observation visits, outpatient OB clinic & Emergency Department. Coding for emergency transports by helicopter, fixed wing & ground. Assisted with audits of rejected claims from insurances. Assisted supervisor keeping the department library up to date.
Learned up-to-date coding guidelines.
Management available for questions.
Co-workers – more... worked as a team.
Hardest part was making sure each area responsibily for was touched in a timely fashion.
Enjoyable part was working in the area of medicine I enjoyed. – less