Community Health Systems FT Outpatient Coding Specialist in Granite City, Illinois

Description:

The outpatient coding and reimbursement specialist is responsible for reviewing Outpatient (including PHY/OCC/ STH), Ambulatory Surgery, Wound Care, Pain Clinic, OBPs, Infusion records and Observation records to determine diagnosis/procedures, assign ICD-10-CM codes and CPT (if applicable) --- according to AHA and AMA rules, abstract patient information from the record for statistical and quality improvement purposes, and the coordination of proper reimbursement with the patient accounts department . Completes job in a timely, efficient manner, with attention to detail.

Qualifications

Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Graduate of HIT or HIM degree program or RHIT, RHIA or CCS required. Two years of experience in ICD-10-CM and CPT coding with knowledge of reimbursement issues (including APC and DRG assignment). RHIA/RHIT or CCS preferred. PC/Windows software skills required. Good customer services skills required.

Experience: 2 years experience in ICD-10-CM and CPT coding knowledge of reimbursement issues (including APC and DRG assignment).

Licenses/Certificates:

RHIA/RHIT or CCS preferred.

Job: Health Information Management Services

Organization: Gateway Regional Medical Center

Location: IL-Granite City

Requisition ID: 1818239