The Coder assigns and sequences ICD-9-CM/CPT/HCPCS codes to diagnoses and procedures for documented information. Assures the final diagnoses and operative procedures as stated by the physician are valid and complete. Abstracts all necessary information from health records to identify secondary complications and co-morbid conditions.
1 – 5 years of experience in Inpatient or day care setting
2 – Some experience with submission
3 – Coding Certificate