|Specialties:||cardiology, radiology, ob gyn, surgical, procedural
|Required Certifications:||CCS,CPC,RHIT or RHIA
|Required Experience:||5 to 7 years
Duke Health's Patient Revenue Management Office is
currently seeking Medical Coding
Specialists in the areas of Cardiology/Radiology/OB/GYN.
Coding Specialists will have frequent and daily interactions with internal
and external clients including but not limited to Physician and Non-physician Providers.
Responsibilities include diagnosis and procedural coding for the designated specialty
areas and other procedural areas including capture of professional services
provided and reconciliation of all surgical or procedural cases performed at a
teaching hospital where applicable. The Medical Coder Specialist focuses their
work on detailed physician procedural chart abstraction as well as serves as a
liaison to documentation improvement and optimization of physician coding
practices for compliance and revenue purposes. Surgical and/or procedural
abstraction coding is defined as code assignment based solely on the source
documentation for CPT –4 and ICD-10-CM respectively.
Requires Four years of coding
experience, with at least two of those years in surgical abstraction (physician
or medical group in multi- specialty surgical practices, i.e., Cardiothoracic
Surgery, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Orthopedics, etc.).
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Registered
Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information
Technician (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
Bachelor degree in medical record
administration or associate degree
in medical record technology or one
year coding diploma or courses in
Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology with extensive training in