Certified Coding Specialist
Reviews patient chart documentation for the purpose of ICD and CPT coding. Performs patient chart audits to ensure coding is appropriate for the clinical documentation. Keeps close communication with the Physician in an effort to update and communicate coding rules and regulations. Performs complex physician practice patient bill coding for the purposes of obtaining reimbursement to the facility. Performs a variety of clerical medical office duties to facilitate daily practice operations. Arranges for the efficient and orderly registration, pre-certification and scheduling of patients. Ensures that the patient information is collected and that patients are aware facility policies and procedures.
One year experience in a medical office required.
Education and Training:
High school graduate or equivalent. Associate Degree in Health Information Management or related field preferred.
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or other medical coding certification (i.e. CCS, CCA, Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist) required.