Accurately assigns ICD-10 CM/PCS and CPT (HCPCS) codes to inpatient and/or outpatient records in accordance with AHA s official coding guidelines, hospital-specific coding guidelines, LCD/NCD edits (OP/ED coding), AHA s coding clinics (IP coding) and CPT Assistant guidelines (outpatient coding.)
Must read, write and speak English. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge and of ICD-10 CM and ICD-10 PCS and/ HCPCS and CPT coding. Completion of the following courses is required: Medical Terminology, Human Anatomy and Physiology and Disease Process. Completion of the following courses is preferred: Pharmacology and Pathology. Knowledge of healthcare payment and reimbursement systems is preferred (MS-DRGs, AP- DRGs, APC, etc.)
AAS degree or clinical background is a plus. Coding certifications are required: CCS or CPC. Successful completion of on-site, departmental orientation. All new hires must attend the Corporate Compliance coding school/education sessions.
Coder level: Coder II (H0615):ED Coder
Certification required : CCS or CPC
Minimum # of years experience required 2 years ED Coding (Trauma coding experience preferred)