- Associates Degree Preferred
- Minimum 1 year experience preferred
Abstracts and appropriately codes medical information, correctly applying current coding guidelines. Reviews information for completeness and accuracy of documentation. Confirms DRG and APC assignment, utilizing all available resources to assure optimal reimbursement while maintaining the integrity of the code assignment. Responsible for accurate and timely coding of medical information for reporting, case mix and reimbursement purposes. Pays careful attention to details and maintains qualitative standards according to departmental standards established. Responsible for timely and accurate data collection for reporting, case mix and reimbursement purposes. Monitors changes with LCD and NCD’s to assist in decreasing medical necessity denials. Responsible for maintaining productivity standards set forth in the Coding Compliance Plan.