Charleston Area Medical Center

  • Charleston, WV, United States
Charleston Area Medical Center Charleston, west VA, USA
Job Summary Evaluate inpatient records, work to resolve inaccurate charges, and assign appropriate diagnoses and procedure codes using the coding systems according to HIPPA regulations. Abstract pertinent data from inpatients' clinical records. Review records for reimbursement purposes and to ensure quality control. Responsibilities * Read and interpret ambulatory surgery or observation or outpatient or inpatient medical record entries to identify all diagnoses and surgical procedures. Assign appropriate ICD-9-CM/ICD-10 and CPT-4 codes in compliance with recognized coding principles and department policies. Determine appropriate diagnostic and procedural sequencing in compliance with UHDDS guidelines. Effectively utilize the APCpro features of 3M with the 3M encoder and grouper software to identify appropriate assign modifiers, make appropriate changes to charges, notify departments to make changes, identify missing documentation, and prepare the account as a clean claim for...