JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES
(minimum 5 / maximum 12)
40% weight in overall rating
Accurately codes all inpatient and outpatient diagnoses and procedures according to ICD-10/Â
Â Â Â Â Â Â ICD-9-CM, CPT APC, enter IV, IM injections and Observation hours.
2. Â Codes all available records within three days post discharge.
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3.Â Â Confers with or queries attending physicians to determine the principal diagnosis and appropriate sequencing of other diagnoses and procedures, as needed.
4.Â Â Participates in Business Office edits as needed and response in a timely manner.
5.Â Â Analyzes medical record data in the electronic health record to determine appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes.
6.Â Â Abstracts patient-specific information necessary for completion of aggregate and comparative data.
7.Â Â Communicates inter-departmentally to solve problems and educate others relating to coding issues.
8.Â Â Attends all Quality Review exit conferences.
8.Â Â Reviews Coding Clinic upgrades and continuing education periodicals within seven days of receipt.
10. Â Â Â Attends workshops, seminars and teleconferences that pertain to position responsibilities.