Coder Employment Entity
Location FRANKLIN, TN (Coder Employment Entity)
Department HIIM - Corporate Coding S
Field Health Information Mgmt
Community Health Systems is one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers. Developing and operating healthcare delivery systems in 47 distinct markets across 16 states, CHS is committed to helping people get well and live healthier. CHS affiliates 81 operate acute-care hospitals and more than 1,000 other sites of care, including physician practices, urgent care centers, freestanding emergency departments, occupational medicine clinics, imaging centers, cancer centers and ambulatory surgery centers.
As a member of the HIM Central Services coding team, provides coding assistance for HIM Central Service supported CHS hospitals in all outpatient areas. Reviews patient records and assigns accurate codes for each diagnosis and procedure. Applied knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes, and pharmacology. Demonstrates data quality and integrity skills.
This individual will be required to make independent decisions regarding accurate ICD-10-CM and CPT / HCPCS codes assignments and be familiar with LCD/NCD and coding edit resolution. These decisions will play a key role in determining the reimbursement potential of CHS with adherence to compliant coding standards and corporate policies developed to ensure accurate billing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
High School Diploma or GED
ICD-10-CM & CPT
1 year coding certification, Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or related field
Knowledge of related prospective payment systems, anatomy, physiology, ancillary testing, and medical terminology
Broad knowledge of pharmacology indications for drug usage and related adverse reactions
2 years’ acute care hospital outpatient coding experience, Wound Care coding, Cath Lab coding