Analyzes inpatient, observation, and outpatient records to determine appropriate ICD-10-CM and CPT code assignments to reflect patient diagnoses and procedures. This information is used for reimbursement as well statistical purposes. Assigns DRG, ambulatory patient groups (APG) and ambulatory patient classifications (APC) to appropriate patient cases. Provides feedback to medical and ancillary staff and serves as a resource to the facility with regard to inpatient, observation, and outpatient coding
Medical Information Management
Generally 7:30am-4pm, Monday-Friday
Two year degree in health information management or equivalent combination of education and experience. Accreditation as a RHIA or RHIT or certification as a CCS, CCA, CPC or equivalent.
August 7, 2020