Review clinical documentation and diagnosis results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-9-CM and CPT4 codes for billing, internal and external reporting, research and regulatory compliance. Under the director of the director of HIM, supervisor of HIM, accurately code inpatient and outpatient (for example, diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency department services, ambulatory surgery, observation service and behavioral health encounters) conditions and procedures as documented in the ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.
Resolve error reports associated with billing processes, identify and report error patterns, and, when necessary, assist in design and implementation of workflow changes to reduce billing errors.
-3 years coding experience in a hospital, ambulatory care setting or a physician’s office.
b. RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC certification.
3-5 years of coding experience may be substituted in lieu of formal education in an acute care hospital with either a CCS or CCA certification within one year of hire.
Upper Allegheny Health System - 8 months ago