Coder: 8a-4:30p
WCA Hospital - Jamestown, NY

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DESCRIPTION

Assigns ICD-9-CM diagnosis and procedure codes and CPT-4 procedure codes according to type of service. Reviews record to identify all pertinent diagnoses and procedures. Enters demographic and coded data into computerized abstract.
CRITERIA FOR CODING LEVELS

LEVEL 1
  • Medical terminology required, may have HIM and coding education
  • No experience to minimal experience in an acute care setting--under 3 years experience coding at an acute care facility
LEVEL 2
  • Three (or more) complete years of experience in acute care coding
  • Passes intermediate level coding evaluation
LEVEL 3
  • Three (or more) complete years of experience as a Level 2 coder at our facility
  • Credentialed as RHIA, RHIT, or CCS
  • Maintains membership in AHIMA, NYHIMA, and HIMAWNY
  • Passes mastery level coding evaluation
DUTIES

Knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 classification systems, APC and IRF-PAI. Experience in DRG reimbursement with Medicare and all-patient groupers. Knowledge of LMRP's and use of correct payer modifier

QUALIFICATIONS

College education with a major in health services preferred. Medical terminology required. RHIA, RHIT or CCS credentialed preferred. Knowledge of encoder operation preferred. Knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 classification systems, APC and IRF-PAI. Experience in DRG reimbursement with Medicare and all-patient groupers. Knowledge of LMRP's and use of correct payer modifier

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The mission of WCA Hospital is to improve the health and well being of the people of Chautauqua County and the surrounding area. WCA...