Family Health Centers Of Southwest Florida Fort Myers , FL 33912
Responsible for the accurate and efficient coding of FHC medical records, in
accordance with all legal regulations and accepted standards. The Coder reviews
charts as assigned by the Manager, scans them for errors and omissions, makes
edits as necessary, and submits them for processing. The Coding Specialist
adheres to Corporate Compliance program, by reporting improper or unethical
conduct, violation of applicable laws, regulations or program requirements.
DETAILED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Keeps abreast of compliance regulations, standards, and directives regarding
governmental/regulatory agencies and/or third party payers for areas assigned.
Keeps abreast on knowledge of standard coding guidelines (including
Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care, HEDIS, and FQHC guidelines).
Researches and resolves coding situations using a variety of billing and
Reviews claims data to ensure that assigned codes meet required legal and
Manages significant work load and works efficiently under pressure meeting
established deadlines with minimal supervision.
Provides updates and status reports to management on a weekly basis.
Other duties may be assigned.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Computer literate with good knowledge of Word/Excel and Internet usage.
Knowledge of Intergy and EPIC preferred.
Knowledge on medical terminology; ICD-10 coding processes.
Comprehension of CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10 and HCPCS Coding Guidelines.
Knowledge of Healthcare and Community Health Center industry and practices.
Strong attention to detail and high accuracy rate.
Knowledge of Medical Terminology required.
Researching skills to collect patient information.
Superior organizational skills.
Excellent computer skills.
Ability to accurately collect required data.
Complete electronic form requirements.
Able to multi-task
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
1 year of medical coding experience and/or Bachelor Degree in Business,
Healthcare Management, Finance or related field or equivalent combined
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certification preferred.
Medical Coding & Billing course completion preferred.
Minimum of 1year employment in Healthcare related field preferred.
FAMILY HEALTH CENTERS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE
ARE A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.