Certified (CCS) Coder, CNE
Care New England Health System - Finance Administration Job ID: 08228-90445-701p
Responsible for accurate coding of all outpatient services, procedures, diagnoses and conditions, working from the appropriate documentation in the medical record. Classification systems include ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM, ICD-10 PCS, CPT, HCPCS as well as other specialty systems as required by diagnostic category. All work carried out in accordance with the rules, regulations and coding conventions of the American Hospital Association (Coding Clinic), ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM, ICD-10 PCS, CPT, HCPCSand CMS coding guidelines. As needed, Coders may assist and be a resource for data integrity for other employees who need clarification and assistance in coding.
• Must have at least three (3) years hospital or surgical center coding experience within the last five years • Certification: This position requires certification as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and five (5) years of compensatory experience •Completion of classes in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, ICD-9, ICD-10 and CPT coding conventions, and disease process from an accredited program. •. Must maintain current coding credential • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of and utilize auditing skills related to coding quality and compliance • Ability to understand the clinical content of a health record, including the most complicated records • Must also be able to communicate with physicians in order to clarify diagnoses/procedures and sequencing of diagnoses • Will abide by the AHIMA coding code of ethics