Certified Coder

  • Hannibal Regional Healthcare System
  • Hannibal, MO 63401, USA
  • Jul 02, 2021
Healthcare IT

Job Description

Hannibal Regional Healthcare System Hannibal, MO Health Information Management Administrative/Clerical FT, Days, 8a-4:30p Req # 8270 Perform a comprehensive review of the patient medical record to code and abstract medical, surgical, ancillary, social, and administrative data to ensure accurate billing and reimbursement and complete data capture.   -       High School Diploma or equivalent required -          Current coding certification through AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) or AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders), or RHIT/RHIA with coding experience required -          Thorough knowledge of the related prospective payments systems (PPS) -          Broad knowledge of pharmacology indications for drug usage and related adverse reactions -          Knowledge of ancillary testing (laboratory, x-ray, EKG) -          Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology -          Understanding of ethical coding practices and guidelines -          Proficiency with computer applications, encoding system and ability to learn various software programs required



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