Audits charts for appropriate coding documentation practices. Maintains current knowledge of charge reporting of related CPT and ICD-10 systems. Provides regular education programs to providers and other professional staff. Reviews inpatient, surgery center and outpatient records and assigns appropriate CPT and ICD10 diagnosis. Provides feedback and information to providers ensuring adherence with compliance guidelines and expedited reimbursement. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental philosophy and objectives, as well as, Health System initiatives.
At least two years of CPT, ICD-10 coding systems and chart auditing experience preferred.
Current Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) or equivalent.
At least two years of CPT, ICD-9/10 coding systems and chart auditing experience preferred. Experience preferred in educating physicians regarding coding, charting and other relevant processes, in an individual and group setting. Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy and ancillary tests/procedures. Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail required. Strong oral presentation skills. Ability to decipher documentation from various physicians.