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remote inpatient/outpatient coder

2019-10-15 USD 100 1000000 Contract 2019-11-14
  • Job Id:

    63352
  • Profession:

    HIM
  • Hiring Organization:

    MedPartners
  • Employment Type:

    Contract
MedPartners
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5810 Coral Ridge Drive, Suite 250 Coral Springs FL 33076 USA
customer support [+954-656-8600] HQ@medpartners.com
  • Specialty:

    Inpatient/Outpatient
  • 321 Main St.

    Location:

    Brentwood, TN 37024BrentwoodTN
  • Start date:

    10-14-2019
  • Salary:

    call for details

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES – Remotely reviews hospital patient medical record documentation to select and sequence the appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnosis, ICD-10-PCS and/or HCPCS procedure codes. Performs coding for multiple hospitals. Applies all appropriate coding guidelines and criteria for code selections. Adheres to all Coding Compliance policies and procedures for the assignment of complete, accurate, timely, and consistent codes for diagnoses and procedures.


DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Using ICD-10 codes inpatient records for multiple facilities

Using ICD-10-CM and/or HCPCS/CPT and modifiers as applicable to primarily code Same Day Surgery and Observation accounts as well as Emergency Department, Recurring and Clinical Records.

Maintains or exceeds 95% coding accuracy

Maintains or exceeds established productivity standards

Utilizes the complete patient medical record documentation in code assignment

Initiates physician queries in compliance with policy when appropriate

Reviews all official data quality standards, coding guidelines, Company policies and procedures, and

clinical/medical resources to assure coding knowledge and skills remain current

Follows all applicable coding guidance in sequencing codes



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Coding Technical skills- regulatory coding (ICD-10, CPT, MS-DRGs, APR-DRGs, POA Assignment, and where applicable APCs) and associated reimbursement knowledge

Communication - communicates clearly, timely and concisely

Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and

respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations

Analytical skills – effective evaluation, synthesis and use of information gathered

Initiative – independently takes prompt proactive steps toward problem resolution

Organization – establishing courses of action to ensure that work is completed efficiently; proactively

prioritizes assignments and keen ability to multi-task

Policies & Procedures - articulates knowledge and understanding of policies, procedures and systems

PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Cerner



EXPERIENCE

Minimum 5 years of acute care hospital inpatient coding required, 7 years strongly preferred.



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