Posted Date: 11/21/2019
Position Summary: Accountable for conversion of diagnoses and procedures into codes using an international classification of diseases
Required SKILL SET: Knowledge of diagnoses/procedures in accordance with ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding principles. Strong knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pathophisiology, sequencing of diagnoses/procedures to optimize reimbursement. Ability to work with physicians, nurses and ancillary staff in a collaborative manner. Knowledge of CMS, Federal and AZ State charting requirements preferred. Knowledge of HIPAA regulations preferred. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Proficient computer knowledge including E-mail, Microsoft Windows & Excel and HIM Software applications. Well-developed listening, verbal, and communication skills. Ability to multi-task and take initiative to suggest process improvements.
Minimum Experience: 3 years coding/reimbursement experience in an acute care environment.
PREFERRED REQUIRMENTS: Associates Degree; 5+ years of experience
Required License/certification: AHIMA credentialed CCS, RHIT and/or RHIA OR AAPC Credential CPC-H
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