Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible to review the health record, electronic reports, and other reporting tools to identify conditions treated and the services provided to each patient. Utilize the appropriate coding systems (ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS) to accurately code diagnoses, services, and procedures performed by physicians and other providers performing billable services
The coder will be working on the Family Community Medicine team.
High school diploma required
Associate's Degree in Health Information Technology or Nursing or successful completion of a coding certificate program or current enrollment in a coding certificate program
Current or future eligibility for certification (RHIT or CCS or CCS-P)
One year of professional coding experience preferred
Certified Professional Coder or similar certification preferred
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