The Coder is responsible for reviewing outpatient clinical documentation via Epic and 3M CAC for assignment of ICD-10-CM diagnoses and CPT-4/HCPCS procedure coding systems. Through knowledge of coding conventions and guidelines. Ability to address commonly applied modifiers for hospital outpatient accounts. Extracts pertinent information from clinical notes, operative notes, radiology reports, laboratory reports, (including Pathology), procedure records, specialty forms, etc. Determines complex code assignment pertinent to emergency visits and diagnostic workups.
High School Diploma or GED is required
At least 2 years relevant coding and abstracting experience in an acute care hospital.
Experience with Epic and 3M CAC systems preferred.
Certification as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Outpatient Coding (COC), formerly Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS or CCS-P).
Accredited Coding Certificate program (AAPC or AHIMA) required.
Remote, but must live in Georgia
Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.