High School Degree
2 years experience in the health care industry
Working knowledge of NextGen, Meditech, Docuware, Word and Excel preferred
The coder is responsible for maintaining a current working knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding principles, governmental regulation, protocols and third party requirements regarding coding and coding compliance.
Assures that all services documented by providers are coded with the appropriate ICD- 9 and CPT codes.
Knowledge of modifiers and other coding functions.
Codes all diagnoses and procedures performed by providers and verifies documentation supports the codes selected in the EHR, monitors work load to attain highest productivity.
Work with Patient Financial Services staff to assure maximum efficiency and reimbursement for properly documented services.
Reviews, modifies and recommends changes to policies and procedures to improve coding and data management.
Attend educational workshops and pertinent training sessions and share information with fellow staff.
Network with others.