The coder assures quality and timely submission of demographic and diagnostic information for data retrieval and reimbursement. The position performs retrospective coding of diagnosis for all acute, inpatient records and other classifications as required by third party payors. In addition, the coder monitors the KFMC DRG inquiries and follows-up as needed. Codes diagnoses/procedures utilizing ICD-9-CM Disease Classification System. Outpatient coding is performed utilizing CPT classification system. Assists with monitoring completion of final diagnoses to facilitate timely claim submission.
Associates degree in Health Information Science preferred
Five years coding experience in a hospital setting
Registration as an R.H.I.A.
Internal Number: 8570
About Salina Regional Health Center
At the Salina Regional Health Center, our most valuable resource is our people — each an important member of the Salina Regional family. We know that North Central Kansans seek, and demand, the highest standards in healthcare. Our employees are passionate about being a part of the region's healthcare leader — each is critical to our healthcare process. Armed with the latest medical technology, expertly guided by capable physicians, and made human by our caring, attentive and friendly nurses, staff and employees — all helps ensure our patients get better when they trust us with their healthcare. Every day, and for every patient, so they'll have confidence for the good life.