Excellent interpersonal skills to clearly communicate medical information to professional practitioners.
Knowledge of legal and regulatory guidelines pertaining to coding practices and procedures.
Knowledge of procedure coding and ability to review medical records to identify billable services and assign codes appropriately.
Knowledge of E & M, CPT coding and ability to review medical records to identify billable services and assign codes appropriately in outpatient visits.
Working knowledge of medical anatomy, terminology, HCPCS , ICD-9, ICD-10 and CPT coding.
Good analytic skills & expertise to be proficient in accurately coding medical records utilizing ICD-9-CM & CPT conventions especially Pathology coding.
Knowledge and experience in healthcare software management systems (i.e. Cerner, Impca-Mosaiq, and IDX)
Skills in working with Microsoft Office products such as Excel and Word.
Working knowledge of electronic editing system