Brief summary for Coding Specialist-Enterprise Inpatient Coding
Assigns codes to diagnoses and procedures for inpatient and outpatient medical records using current coding classification system and CPT 4 coding and classification systems. Coding assignments are made for the purposes of reimbursement, research, compliance with federal and state regulations/guidelines and for severity of illness. Must meet productivity and quality standards. Requires ongoing review and adherence to a multitude of regulatory requirements that are constantly changing. Applies professional knowledge and uses critical thinking skills to assign codes to meet various payment groupings and medical necessity. Assigns DRGs as well as codes for CMGs for inpatient, outpatient and rehab records. Works extensively with electronic medical record and with some paper based medical records. Full-time.