To code and abstract all inpatient, outpatient, and emergency service diagnoses, procedures, and conditions as indicated in the health record. This is not a remote position, position located in hospital.
All coding shall be done pursuant to classification systems of ICD-10-CM and the most current CPT edition, and shall be pursuant to official coding guidelines from the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, the Health Information Management Association, and Community Health Systems (CHS) approved policies and procedures.
Education: This specialist must have a high school diploma and at minimum hold a CPC-A (Certified Professional Coder, Apprentice), CCS (Certified Coding Specialist), or other certification for coding from AAPC or AHIMA.
|Experience: Must possess in-depth knowledge of medical and anatomical terminology, reimbursement principles, health record content, sequencing of diagnoses, and the use of coding software. A trainee is not acceptable for this position due to the specialty knowledge base associated with coding requirement/guidelines. A CHS pre-employment coding test must be taken with successful pass rate of 90%.|