- Job Title:
- Medical Records Coding Spclst
- Job ID:
- Shared Services
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- Not Applicable
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This is an Inpatient Coding position. We have multiple positions available.
Medical Records Coding Spclst (Job Opening 439869) - Scope of Position
This area codes inpatient and outpatient medical records to facilitate the reimbursement and data collection for the individual business units of the OSU Health System. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS codes are assigned for the diagnoses and procedures for all inpatients treated within the OSU Health System. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS diagnoses and procedure codes are applied to inpatients and CPT-4 procedure codes are applied to all outpatients treated within the OSU Health System that are not captured through the charge description master. Medical record abstract data is reviewed for accuracy in IHIS before completing the chart. This position is responsible for coding some or all the following types of records: inpatient, emergency room, outpatient surgery, outpatient clinic, pain block and ancillary areas.
The position is primarily responsible for coding of medical records and other documents at the conclusion of the patient?s visit. This requires selection of appropriate admitting diagnosis, principal and secondary diagnoses, and sequencing diagnoses and procedures. Codes flow from the Encoder Software to IHIS Resolute Billing system. This staff member is responsible for complete and accurate coding and MS-DRG and APR-DRG assignment for hospital reimbursement, research and planning, in accordance with productivity standards set for the department, and maintaining approved work schedule and submit weekly volume log.
Education and experience
HS Graduate or GED required; Bachelors degree preferred. Registered as an Accredited Health Information Technician (RHIT) by the American Health Information Management Association, or equivalent education and experience required; Minimum of two years coding experience, preferred.