Lead Certified Professional Coder

Medical Records Department. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Works Monday through Friday. Oversees the RHC and hospital coding services. Responsible for the insurance denials coding and claim edit workqueues. Monitors coding staff and ensures appropriate training is provided. Maintains appropriate staffing for uncoded accounts. Is involved in the research of questions and the education of team members on changes. Responsible for the review, interpretation, coding, and abstracting of medical record information according to standard and current classification systems; identifies and applies appropriate diagnoses, procedural, HCPCS, and modifier codes to obtain accurate assignment for proper reimbursement and data collection in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting. Prefer a minimum of two years of experience in coding inpatient and/or outpatient records with the use of ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS classification systems. Rural Health Clinic coding experience a plus. Coding certification is required through AHIMA or AAPC as a RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CCA, and CPC-H. An incumbent shall also be considered if he/she is registry eligible or actively working toward accreditation or registration; or is currently enrolled in a certified coding program with certification to follow.