The Coder III is responsible for accurately and efficiently assigning all ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes for diagnoses and procedures as well as other data collection for all inpatient encounters to produce claims as well as for statistical data collection.
Minimum: High School Diploma or equivalent and Certified Coding Specialist OR Associate Degree in Health Information Technology.
Must hold one of the following: RHIT, RHIA, CCS or must obtain CCS within year of successful completion of internal inpatient training program.
Minimum: One year of inpatient coding in an acute care facility OR successful completion of internal inpatient training program.
Preferred: Three years of inpatient coding in an acute care facility.