Cape Fear Valley Health
Reviews thoroughly the entire medical record to code specifically and accurately those conditions or diagnoses that were treated or affected the patient’s plan of care. Verifies that each medical record contains appropriate documentation to justify the selected principal diagnosis to identify comorbid conditions, complications and procedures to use for DRG Assignment. Maintains an accurate case mix index from which administration makes critical management and strategic planning decisions.
Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or equivalent training and experience. RHIA, RHIT, CCS or other equivalent credentials required. Medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, familiarity with medical record content and an understanding of the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) definitions. Knowledge of ICD-CM coding principles under Prospective Payment System. 5+ years coding experience required, preferably in a hospital setting.
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