Central Texas Medical Center - San Marcos, TX

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POSITION PURPOSE: To perform concurrent and retrospective ICD-9-CM and CPT coding of all chart types and to abstract coding information into electronic medical record.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs concurrent and retrospective ICD-9-CM and CPT coding on all chart types. Assigns optimal final diagnosis codes, APCs and DRGs upon discharge. Abstracts charts in electronic medical record. Works closely with clinical documentation specialist, case management and/or auditor as assigned to ensure coding optimization. Monitors charts for quality and risk management issues. Investigates and reports on DRG/coding changes as applicable. Serves as coding consultant within and outside the department, especially for audits and RAC/MIC requests. Demonstrates effective management of the coding queue; contributes to the overall management of accounts not selected for billing.

Education & Experience - Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensure, Certification & Registration - Certified Coding Specialist certificate preferred.

Job : Medical Records / Health Info Mgmt
Organization : Central Texas Medical Center
Primary Location : US-TX-San Marcos

Schedule : Full-time
Shift : Day
Job Level : Staff / Associate
Education Level : High School Diploma / GED
Travel : No
Job Posting : Apr 10, 2013, 4:20:25 PM

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