Robins AFB, GA
Salary: $20.00 to $24.00 /year

Outpatient Medical Coder


Must have a minimum of 7 years of medical coding and/or auditing experience in 2 or more
medical, surgical and ancillary specialties within the past 10 years. A minimum of one (1) year of performance in the specialty is required to be qualifying.

Education/Certification Requirementsmust be met:

  • Medical coding/AAPC/AHIMA certification;
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
  • A passing score of at least 80% on all coding tests reviewed and approved by DHA or AFMSMCPO. Coding test is not waiverable

Multiple specialties encompass different medical specialties (i.e. Family Practice, Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, OB/GYN, etc.) that utilize ICD, E&M, CPT, and HCPCS codes. Ancillary specialties (PT/OT, Radiology, Lab, Nutrition, etc.) that usually do NOT use E&M codes do not count as qualifying experience. Additionally, coding, auditing and training exclusively for specialties such as home health, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation care will not be considered as qualifying experience.

Practical knowledge of the International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification (ICDCM);Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS); and Current Procedural Terminology

Practical knowledge of reimbursement systems, including Prospective Payment System (PPS);Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APCs); and Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS).

Practical knowledge and understanding of industry nomenclature; medical and procedural
terminology; anatomy and physiology; pharmacology; and disease processes.

Practical knowledge of medical specialties; medical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures;
ancillary services (includes, but is not limited to, Laboratory, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy,and Radiology); and revenue cycle management.

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