Maria Parham Health
Independently reviews, abstracts, and assigns diagnoses and procedure codes to all inpatient, outpatient surgery, observation, and emergency room visits, outpatient diagnostics, emergency medical service accounts, and physical therapy and cardiac rehabilitation visits. Verifies that each medical record contains appropriate documentation to support the diagnosis, procedure and any co-morbid or complication conditions assigned to the patient’s abstract. All records are coded with a 95% or higher accuracy rate utilizing ICD-10-CM, CPT 4, HCPCS, Coding Clinic, CPT Assistant, and ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.
Graduate of a Program in Discipline
Must have thorough understanding of ICD-10 Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and AHA Coding Clinic; HCPCS/CPT coding systems and CPT Assistant and Coding Clinic for HCPCS guidelines; Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), and Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC).
Has knowledge of and abides by HIM.COD policies.
Minimum Work Experience
1.Training commensurate with RHIT, CCS, or CPC certificationLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
2.2 yrs. of ICD-9 & CPT coding experience in an acute care facility.
3. Knowledge of clinical abstracting applications and 3M encoder software.
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