The OP Coder is responsible for assigning diagnostic and procedural codes (outpatient surgery, observation, infusion services, and interventional procedure records) to patient charts, of moderate to high complexity, using: ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS or any other designated coding classification system in accordance with coding rules and regulations. They abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by AHIMA. Abstracting required clinical information from the medical record.
The following responsibilities and duties [45%]:
- Coding: Reviews medical records for the determination of accurate assignment of all documented diagnoses and procedures. Adheres to Standards of Ethical Coding (AHIMA).
- Abstracting: Reviews medical records to determine accurate required abstracting elements (facility/client specific elements) including appropriate discharge disposition.
- Coding Quality: Demonstrates ability to achieve accuracy and consistency in the selection of principal and secondary diagnoses (including MCC & CC) and procedures. Demonstrates ability to achieve accuracy and consistency in abstracting elements defined by per facility.
- Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
- Medical Coding
- Medical Records
Miscellaneous allowance, Medical, Business (e.g. Shirts), Night Shift