Title: Coding Professional / Specialist, Health Information Management, Hours VariesLocation: Miami
Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, management staff and physicians. Accurately codes Emergency and Outpatient Diagnostic records for the classification of all diseases, injuries, procedures, and operations using the ICD9CM and CPT4 coding system for BHSF facilities. Ensures compliance of coding rules and regulations according to Regulatory Agencies (CMS, OIG). Works as a team to meet departmental goals and AR goals. Abstracts prescribed data elements from the medical records.
Required completion of an AHIMA accredited certified coding specialist program and Coding Certificate. Prefer Certified Coding Specialist, CCS, and/or Certified Coding Associate, CCA with minimum one year of outpatient coding experience.
Required CCS certification within two years of employment, if not CCS certified.
Required completion of a medical terminology and anatomy and physiology college course within past five years.
Knowledge of encoder system, outpatient prospective payment system; APCs. Knowledge of National and Local Coverage Determinations, NCD and LCD, Policies.
Competency in Word and Excel.
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