DEPARTMENT : SJH - St. Joseph's Cardiology.
Duties : Assigns ICD-9, CPT, or HCPCS codes to accurately capture clinical data elements according to regulatory guidelines and hospital rules and regulations.
Abstracts other data elements as required. Codes inpatients, ambulatory surgery, observation encounters. Audits medical records to ensure proper coding completed and to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
Obtains demographics from multi hospital systems for billing purposes. Assists with educating coding staff, setting standard of coding productivity and quality, and provision of materials related to continuing education.
Requirements : An Associates degree in Health Information Administration is Preferred. 3 - 5 Years of Medical Coding is Preferred.
National Certification is Required.