Tri-City Medical Center


    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    FTE Status
    Full-Time 1.0
    Cost Center/Dept
    8532 - Patient Accounting
    Work Schedule
  • Overview

    Position Summary:

    Under the direct supervision, the Coder 1- Home Health is responsible for coding using ICD-9-CM (ICD-10) all diagnoses and visit applicable procedures of outpatient service visits. The position is also responsible for abstracting visit data for billing and data collection purposes.


    Major Position Responsibilities:

    • Codes records using ICD-9-CM (ICD-10) and coding guidelines according to Hospital-Based Outpatient Service and quality monitoring criteria.
    • Observes and reports unusual patterns in data collection and/or lack of adequate documentation for code assignments.
    • Review agency documentation and provide ICD-9 (ICD-10) coding recommendations based on current coding and Oasis guidelines.
    • Performs other related duties as requested by the Home Health Supervisor

    Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities

    • Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements.



    • Working knowledge of Oasis, required.
    • Minimum of two years previous experience with ICD-9 (ICD-10) coding, required.
    • Knowledge of federal and state home health licensure regulations, required. 
    • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, compliance and reimbursement guidelines, required.
    • Intermediate computer skill, required.
    • Successful completion of skills assessment that evaluates application of candidate’s knowledge.
    • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills, required.
    • Ability to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected changes in work volume and work schedule, required.
    • Excellent human relations skills including listening, conflict resolution, and team building, required.


    • High school diploma, required
    • Completion of coding specific coursework required



    • Certified in Home Health coding, required.  May consider candidate scheduled to complete certification in Home Health coding within 12 months of hire.
    • CCA or CCS, or CPC, required.  AHIMA, preferred.


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