Education: High School Diploma, Associate's Degree preferred or equivalent work experience
5 years professional coding experience either in a hospital or physician setting
Expert knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations and disease, illness and injury processes
Managed Care experience preferred
Working knowledge of CMS risk adjustment model preferred
Licenses/Certifications: CPC or CCS required plus additional certification(s) CPC-P or CPMA preferred
Special Skills (e.g. 2nd language):
Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing complex coding issues
Must be able to understand and follow verbal instructions and written polices and procedures to ensure adherence to standards and to instructions from management.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English in order to communicate with customers, staff, vendors, and management.
Ability to work individually or as part of a team