The home care coding specialist is responsible for coding, including but not limited to, OASIS documents, plans of care (485 documents) and other home care documents for the purposes of data quality, accurate reimbursement and compliance with federal and state regulations. Diagnoses and procedures are coded through review of the record and supporting information provided from referral sources utilizing International Classification of Diseases and Procedures/ or future regulated revisions. Interacts with home care clinical documentation specialists/clinicians/managers when there is uncertainty in the documentation available.
Minimum or Preferred Qualifications
AAS - Associate of Applied Science in health care related field required. 1 year of experience in ICD Coding required. 1 year of experience in ICD coding in home care preferred. ICD 10 Coding Certification required upon hire and maintain during employment. HCS-O (Home Care Clinical Specialist - OASIS) preferred.