In accordance with federal coding compliance regulations and guidelines, use current ICD-10-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS code sets/systems to accurately abstract, code, and electronically record into the 3M Coding & Reimburse System (3M-CRS) & the coding abstracting system (3M-ClinTrac), all diagnoses and minor invasive and non-invasive procedures, documented by any physician in outpatient medical records (i.e. OP Ancillary visits: Laboratory, Radiology etc.; Clinic Visits; Radiation Oncology; Recurring Visits, etc.).Â Address OCE/NCCI edits within 3M-CRS and those returned from the Business Office.Â Understands PFS coding/billing processes & systems such as PBAR and nThrive/MedAssets/XClaim in a manner to assure claims drop timely with appropriate codes.Â Performs other coding department related duties as assigned by HIM management staff.Â
Minimum Education:High school diploma and successful completion of college courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology and a certified coding course.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:Prior experience in ICD-9 & ICD-10 (combined) and CPT/HCPCS coding of Outpatient Ancillary/ED medical records in hospital and/or outpatient clinic preferred. Experience in using a computerized coding & abstracting database software and an encoding/codefinder systems are required. Required License/Certification:Minimum National Certification: AHIMA Certified Coding Associate (CCA); or AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist - Physician (CCS-P); or AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); or AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC); or AAPC Certified Outpatient Coding (COC).If there is the absence of a national coding certificate and the coder possesses any one of the following national certifications, the coder will be required to pass any of the national coding examinations Re: the aforementioned coding certificates within six (6) months of employment: 1.AHIMA Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)2.AHIMA Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)Successful completion of the hospital specific coding test â with a passing score of â¥70. The coding test may be waived for former USC or agency/contract HIM Coding Dept. coders who historically/previously met the â¥ 90% internal/external audit standards of the previously held USC Job Code.Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
Internal Number: REQ20082697
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