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.
Qualifications Include: Within commuting distance of the hospital in Washington, D. C. in order to attend a monthly meeting. 3 or more years of medical record coding experience in an acute care setting. AHIMA Certified CCS, CCS-P, RHIA or RHIT. Graduate of an Accredited Medical Record Program.