Coding Specialist in Gallatin, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

HighPoint - Sumner Regional Medical Center

Accurately and efficiently code records using ICD-10 and CPT codes to obtain the most accurate data based on documentation. Monitors, researchers, and corrects claim denials due to coding issues. Complies with all Federal and State standards for health data submissions to prevent fraud and abuse. Facilitates optimal reimbursement. Reports to: Market Director - Physician Practices and Billing Coordinator

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
High School diploma - Required. Associate of Science degree in Health Information Technology or a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management or other Medical Coding education -Preferred.
Associate's or Bachelor's degree required after 9/30/2002 if credentialed through AHIMA (formerly ART)

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Required Skills
Must have thorough understanding of ICD-10 Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and AHA Coding Clinic; HCPCS/CPT coding systems and CPT Assistant and Coding Clinic for HCPCS guidelines; Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), and Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC).
Required Skills
Has knowledge of and abides by HIM.COD policies.
Required Skills
Licenses: RHIA, RHIT, RT, AART, CPC, CCS, CCSP, OR other related certification - Required to be obtained within 6 months of employment, if not current upon hire.
Associate's or Bachelor's degree required after 9/30/2002 if credentialed through AHIMA (formerly ART)
Minimum Work Experience
If certified upon hire - Two (2) years experience within a physician office or other outpatient setting with emphasis on ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, CPT coding and the prospective payment system - Required
If not certified upon hire - Five (5) years experience as required above - Required

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran