CERTIFIED CODING SPECIALIST - PHYSICIAN BASED
This person is an expert in health information documentation, data integrity and quality. They review patient records and assign numeric codes for each diagnosis and procedure, possess in-depth knowledge of the CPT coding system and familiarity with the ICD-10-Cm and HCPCS Level II coding systems.
Candidates must meet one of the following eligibility requirements:
By Credential: RHIA®, RHIT®, or CCS® OR
By Education: The following courses MUST be completed; anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical terminology, reimbursement methodology, intermediate/advanced ICD diagnostic coding, and procedural coding and medical services (CPT/HCPCS); OR
By Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of related coding experience directly applying codes; OR
By Credential with Experience: CCA® plus one (1) year of coding experience directly applying codes; OR
Other Coding credential from other certifying organization plus one (1) year coding experience directly applying codes.
PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
$16.22 - $24.18