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 Performs other coding department related duties as assigned by HIM management staff.
Minimum Education:â¢High school diploma and successful completion of college courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology and a certified coding course.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:â¢One to three-years of experience in ICD-9 & ICD-10 (combined) and CPT/HCPCS coding of outpatient/ED medical records in hospital or outpatient clinic, and experience in using a computerized coding & abstracting software and an encoding/code-finder database systems is required. Required License/Certification:â¢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 â Hospital (CPC-H).â¢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:oAHIMA Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) oAHIMA Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)â¢Successful completion of the hospital specific coding test â with a passing score of â¥70%.â¢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.
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