Requires a high school diploma; 1 year of experience as a coder of medical records in a physician office, hospital, or insurance/coding office setting and HCC experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
BS in health sciences, health management or related field preferred.
Medical Coder certification from accredited source (e.g. American Health Information Management Association, American Academy of Professional Coders or Practice Management Institute) required. Experience working with Medicare Advantage preferred.
Experience with ICD-9 coding a plus. Willing to travel occassionally to offsite locations or to expansion markets; required.