Berkshire Health Systems Coder/Abstractor Outpatient in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
The Coder/ Abstractor codes outpatient records using commonly accepted classification systems and abstracts the information into the coding software or EMR abstracting.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
1-2 years’ experience in coding with ICD-10-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS required.
Education and Training:
High School Graduate, advance education in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology are all required.
Completion of a medical coding program required.
Understanding of frequently ordered tests, required.
Experience using coding software and EMR required.
Understanding of billing and reimbursement systems, i.e. APC’s , required.
Previous coding in a teaching facility, preferred.
License, Certification & Registration:
RHIT, CCS, RHIA, CCS-A, CPC, or CPC-H preferred.
Demonstrated ability to interact with physicians and other health professionals; ability to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills at all times.
Demonstrated ability to deal appropriately with confidential information; proven analytical skills to reach appropriate decisions/ outcomes; proven ability to work independently; detail oriented, ability to focus on task.
Ability to work at multiple sites.
These are all required.