The Medical Records Coder II interprets medical documentation to assign the uniform classification system to meet mandated requirements such as DRG and APG assignment under Medicare. The Coder abides by the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Assignments shall meet with medical staff approval.
Specifications: Knowledge, Training, Work Experiences:
High school graduate or GED equivalent required.
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credentials required.
Basic computer skills required.
Advanced coder training with certification or 2-5 years coding experience.
Medical terminology and anatomy classes completed.
Knowledge of DRG’s, APG’s, ICD-9-CM, and CPT coding.
Complete a coding test with 90% accuracy.
Must maintained 20+ hours of continuing education per year.
Memorial Hermann, a not-for-profit health care system, provides quality, comprehensive programs and services for a person's whole life....