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Steward Health Care System Coding Specialist in Brockton, Massachusetts

Summary: Abstracts and assign diagnoses and procedure codes for the medical records of discharged patients, including inpatients, day surgery, observation, and outpatient records including ER?s using ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 classification systems and 3M encoder software for Grouper determination.

Responsibilities: Conducts data quality reviews, and serves as trainer for other coding staff. Demonstrates a good understanding of MS-DRG and APC assignment and reimbursement . Assists in reconciling coding and billing issues. Supports and exemplifies the hospital established AEC Values and Standards of Behavior

Qualifications: High School Diploma, Must be a graduate of an AHIMA accredited program with completion of the CCS/RHIT/RHIA program including the successful completion of the accreditation exam. Minimum of one to three years coding experience in an Acute Care Hospital. CCS required and RHIT/RHIA preferred

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