Specialty and Surgery Coder

Compensation

: $239,690.00 - $239,690.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Physician



Position Overview Apply the appropriate diagnosis and/or procedure codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, and claim processing for hospital outpatient accounts, emergency department records, Emergency Department facility-based procedural coding and physician practice specialty/surgical coding. Code assignment should be done in accordance to coding and reimbursement guidelines with minimal errors. Position#Requirements Education/Experience Minimum Required: RHIT certification with an Associate#s Degree in HIT; or CPC, CCA, CCS-P, or CCS certification with an Associate#s Degree or High School Diploma or equivalent; or a High School Diploma and one year of coding experience. If applicant does not possess above noted credentials, must obtain their credentials within 6 months of start date. Preferred: RHIA certification with a Bachelor#s Degree in HIT. Two years of experience with outpatient coding or professional coding. Two years of experience with encoding systems. Two years of experience with operative report coding. License/Certification Minimum Required: See information above; level of education/experience is tied to certification. Preferred: See information above; level of education/experience is tied to certification.



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Position Overview



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Apply the appropriate diagnosis and/or procedure codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, and claim processing for hospital outpatient accounts, emergency department records, Emergency Department facility-based procedural coding and physician practice specialty/surgical coding. Code assignment should be done in accordance to coding and reimbursement guidelines with minimal errors.



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Position Requirements



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Education/Experience



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Minimum Required:



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RHIT certification with an Associate's Degree in HIT; or CPC, CCA, CCS-P, or CCS certification with an Associate's Degree or High School Diploma or equivalent; or a High School Diploma and one year of coding experience.



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If applicant does not possess above noted credentials, must obtain their credentials within 6 months of start date.



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Preferred:



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RHIA certification with a Bachelor's Degree in HIT.



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Two years of experience with outpatient coding or professional coding.



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Two years of experience with encoding systems.



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Two years of experience with operative report coding.



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License/Certification



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Minimum Required:



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See information above; level of education/experience is tied to certification.



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Preferred:



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See information above; level of education/experience is tied to certification.
Associated topics: general surgery, laparoscopic, robotics, surg, surgeon, surgery, surgery physician * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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