Huggins Hospital


Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/1/2018 2:20 PM)
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New Hampshire


Under the immediate supervision of the Director of Health Information Management, is responsible for providing coding support to the Health Information Management department by coding and abstracting diagnosis, procedures and modifiers (when applicable) from various medical records for the purpose of maintaining a complete and accurate clinical data bank.


This is a full-time position.


Education: At least an Associate of Science Degree preferred. 


Experience: At least one year of experience in an acute care of physician practice setting required.


Licensure: CPC, CCS, CCS-P, CIC, COC (at least one credential required)


Coding and Abstracting of Medical Records

  • Codes and abstracts specific medical services on a daily basis according to Coding and Reporting Guidelines utilizing the Coding Classification system (s) with a commitment to integrating compliance standards into daily coding practices by following the Coding Standards of Ethical Coding.
  • Maintains coding knowledge by reviewing current literatures (Coding Clinic, CPT Assistant), insurer policies (LCD/NCD) and by attending educational sessions while incorporating this knowledge into daily practices.
  • Seeks clarification from providers in cases where the documentation is absent, ambiguous or contradictory.
  • Complies with all departmental, hospital and legal regulatory standards while adhering to the productivity, quality and timeliness standards.
  • Responds and resolves coding/billing inquiries from other departments in a timely manner.

Expert Resource

  • Acts as an expert resource for coding questions and compliance issues for the organization.
  • Acts as an expert resource for charging/coding denials.
  • Assists in training new employees and/or students.
  • Assists in the development of coding policy and procedures


  • Reports any suspected compliance concerns to the Director of Health Information Management
  • Reviews provider/clinical documentation to ensure compliance to documentation and coding regulations/guidelines are met.
  • May provide education to provider/clinical staff regarding deficient documentation.

System Application

  • Effectively utilizes systems in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to educate providers/clinicians on documentation capture.


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