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Berkshire Health Systems Coder/Abstractor Outpatient in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Ability to work on campus or remotely off-site.

  • 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.)

  • Experience:

  • 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.

  • Other Requirements:

  • 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.