The Outpatient Healthcare Coding Specialist will assign appropriate ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM and CPT codes to outpatient encounters. The coder will apply the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis and claims processing. All work is performed in accordance with the rules, regulations and coding conventions as established by the American Hospital Association (Coding Clinic), ICD9, ICD10, CMS, and Memorial Health System organizational/institutional coding guidelines. Under the direction of the Coding Manager, the Healthcare Coding Specialist will perform all tasks and duties in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
High school diploma required. Associate Degree or some post-secondary education desired.
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