The coder/abstracter is responsible for accurate code assignment of all inpatient, outpatient, and emergency service diagnoses, procedures and conditions as indicated in the patient medical record.
Classification systems include ICD-9-CM and CPT 2005 edition, and all coding is in accordance with official coding guidelines from the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, and the Health Information Management Association.
All work is carried out in accordance with the Health Information Management department and CHS approved policies and procedures.
his specialist must have a high school diploma and be an RHIT, RHIA, CCS, or possess equivalent training/experience in coding nomenclatures/systems.
Must possess in-depth knowledge of medical and anatomical terminology, reimbursement principles, health record content, sequencing of diagnoses, and the use of coding software.
A trainee is not acceptable for this position due to the specialty knowledge base associated with coding requirement/guidelines.
A CHS pre-employment coding test must be taken with successful pass rate of 80%.
CCS is preferred but will accept candidates with prior related coding experience
Health Information Management Services
VA-Petersburg (Richmond region)
Southside Regional Medical Center
Day Shift - with rotation if needed
Forecasted paid hours per shift
Forecasted hours per pay week
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