Job Title: Coder
Department : Coder Provider Practice
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: Other
Serve as a resource for providers in understanding covered indications and the supporting documentation. Supports both technical and professional services in provider clinic as well as Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) and in addition hospital professional services.
Maintains a thorough understanding of National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits and relative value units as appropriate for the role. Understands and supports the Medicare and Commercial Carrier workflows related to daily coding and denial review and appeals management, including the preparation of supporting documents and information to support the appeal process. Monitors and validates physician charge capture.
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, multi-task, problem solve and make informed and accurate recommendations to medical professionals based on current information. Participates in coding team meetings and serves as a subject matter expert. Reviews medical documentation from physicians and other healthcare providers; assigns modifiers, diagnostic and procedure codes for symptoms, diseases, injuries, surgeries and treatments according to official classification systems and standards.
Uses relevant policies, procedures, and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. Provide accurate and timely international classification of disease " tenth edition " clinical modification (ICD-10) - CM coding of diagnoses, Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding, and in accordance with official coding standards, regulatory coding compliance guidelines and company procedures. Review and audit medical record documentation accurately to reflect healthcare coding and to substantiate appropriate service reimbursement.
Conveying coding guidelines to physicians and other healthcare providers to improve the accuracy of medical record documentation. Computer skills, the ability to interpret, analyze and abstract data/documentation, have good problem-solving skills, be self-motivated and have good time management and organizational skills.
Demonstrates experience in participating in productive collaborative processes. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area.
Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities. Assures accuracy using basic validation and cross-checking techniques. Identifies issues and communicates with others when a decision needs to be made.
Delivers written and oral communication, responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Follows organization's coding procedures and standards to conduct medical coding practices. Discusses major health information coding guidelines and specifications (e.g. ICD, 10th Edition). Identifies key medical information coding concepts and features such as Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Conveys medical record documentation requirements to physicians to ensure that coding guidelines are applied for appropriate information recording.
Coding specialty is Family Medicine. Only accepting applications from candidates who have Family Medicine coding experience.
Schedule for this full time position is somewhat flexible: can choose a set schedule between 5:00am
Associate degree in Health Information Technology or Certification in Coding required.
Specific knowledge of diagnostic and procedural terminology, successful coursework from an accredited institution in International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) diagnosis, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding schemes, medical terminology or human anatomy/physiology is preferred.
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P), CCS Healthcare (CCS-H), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) required. If the associate is not certified at hire, the associate must be become so within one year of the date of hire.
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Job Function: Revenue Cycle
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD09682