Minimum of 3 years coding in a hospital setting with experience in outpatient facility coding. Knowledge ofofficial guidelines for coding and reporting. Knowledge of MS-DRGs and reimbursement methods for Medicare, CHAMPUS, Medicaid, other payers.
Or completion of a recognized course of study for coding specialists and three years coding experience. Strong Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook Skills. Knowledge of audit principles and guidelines. Knowledge of CPT/HCPCS codes.