Sr. Coding Specialist
Sr. Coding Specialist Baton Rouge General Gastroenterology Center, , - Baton Rouge, LA

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- Certification Preferred
- Experience is required
The Senior Coding Speciailist (Inpatient) position is responsible for assigning inpatient diagnostic and procedure codes to records of patients and coordinates the follow-up on deficient/delinquent discharge records.

Must have previous experience with high-volume inpatient coding in an acute care hospital setting, working with multiple payors including Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial Insurance.

Education/Experience Requirements:
Six years coding experience preferred; certification/registry (listed below) accepted in lieu of experience
· CCS, RHIT or RHIA certication strongly preferred
· Must know governmental and commercial billing guidlines, practices and procedures
· Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable HIPAA regulations