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0733 - MED INFO CODER ABSTRACTOR II

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Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Various, SC, US

Company: Greenville Health System

Job Class

CLERICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Audits and reconciles ICD codes entered by Clinical Documentation Integrity and at Registration and CPT procedure codes entered through the charge description master.  Reviews the entire medical record and is responsible for accuracy of final coding and abstracting of statistical and reimbursement data to assign DRG on inpatient encounters and APCs for outpatient visits. May code various patient encounters including inpatient, outpatient observation, ambulatory surgery, clinic visits, and outpatient diagnostic tests.  Communicates as required to assure proper information is available for correct code assignment.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

High School diploma or equivalent

Minimum Experience

1 year - One year of coding experience in an acute hospital setting including inpatient OR outpatient coding. Outpatient coding may include observation, emergency department, ambulatory surgery, clinic, or diagnostic visits.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

CODING/HEALTH INFO CERTIFIED - C021

Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

RHIA, RHIT, CPC, CPC-H, or CCS (Lawson Code C021)

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

Graduate of AHIMA-approved Health Information Management program may substitute for experience.

Other Required Experience

Associate/bachelor's degree in Health Information Management - Preferred

Demonstrates working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, disease process, pharmacology, and ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding. - Preferred

Position Posting Category

Clerical/Administrative


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