Plans, designs, conducts and completes audits on coding and/or documentation accuracy and compliance with federal regulations and guidelines. Works closely with revenue cycle and other key management personnel throughout the system to improve coding, billing and documentation compliance. Identifies and conducts specific specialized coding and documentation education. Assists with compliance investigations and responses to government requests.
*Bachelors degree in Health Information Management from an accredited institution or an Associates degree in Health Information Technology with at least 5 years experience with coding, documentation and regulatory billing requirements.
*Current certification as a Certified Coding Specialist by the American Health Information Management Association. *Expert knowledge of coding guidelines, governmental reimbursement laws and regulations.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills.
*Ability to work independently with little or no direction.
*Highly organized, detail oriented, able to establish work priorities and skilled in process analysis and problem solving.