Required Skills: Licensed nurse (RN, LPN, LVN) or experienced medical device technicians. 5-8 years of experience in reviewing implantable cardiac device (pacemakers or defibrillators) data. Experience working in a device clinic setting or a cardiology practice.
Applying NQCA Technical Specification knowledge when abstracting Medical Record data. Demonstrating and continually applying independent clinical critical thinking skills. Participating in HEDIS audits. Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
Working from the appropriate documentation in the medical record. Qualifications for this position include: 3 years recent experience as an acute hospital coder. Must have experience as an acute hospital coder with a level 1 trauma facility. Must hold an active AHIMA certification.
Must hold a national coding certification from AAPC or AHIMA. Able to work with a busy practice. HIPAA savvy. Experience doing CPT-4 procedure coding. Experience working with outsourced billing companies auditing the work they have coded and sending back. Knowledge of medical terminology.