Outpatient Coder/Abstractor (1355-029)

El Paso Children's Hospital Corporation El Paso, TX
The Outpatient Coder/Abstractor accurately codes, sequences and abstracts outpatient medical records according to IC0-9-CM and CPT coding guidelines to achieve accurate and timely reimbursement and populate statistica databases. Queries physicians for clarification on documentation. Performs duties within approved practices, exercising independent judgment within pre-determined guidelines.

Required Skills

1. Knowledge of Health Information Systems practices, procedures, and guidelines.

2. Ability to analyze and solve problems.

3. Ability to seek out new methods and processes to improve services.

4. Ability to utilize verbal and written communication skills effectively.

Required Experience

Work Experience:

One year outpatient coding experience required.

License/Registration/Certification:

None

Education and Training:

High School diploma or equivalent.

Job LocationEl Paso, Texas, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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