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Coding Specialist - Remote, Hybrid or Client Site

Company: Signature Performance
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description ABOUT YOU You are an experienced coding professional with a desire to support a client on the east coast. You are highly committed, a team player looking for a new challenge in a primarily remote role. ABOUT THE JOB You will demonstrate the ability to continually learn coding guidelines and utilize performance feedback to enhance coding skills. You demonstrate aptitude for basic code assignments and problem solving. You have basic knowledge of the revenue cycle and understand the role of financial reports used to manage uncoded accounts. You complete tasks timely as assigned by coding supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS: Required experience:

  • Education: Completion of basic coding courses from an AHIMA accredited program required. Associate Degree strongly preferred.
  • Licensures & Certifications: RHIT, or RHIA preferred. CCS or eligible.
  • Experience coding ICD-10-CM, CPT-4, and DRG and/or APC assignment required. Acute care facility experiences preferred.
  • Maintains a coding compliance score of 92% to 95%.
  • Maintains DRG and/or APC accuracy rate of 95% to 97%.
  • Maintains established productivity standards. See HIM Policy 7.8 Coding Productivity Guidelines.
  • Attends mandatory educational sessions and earns 10 continuing education credits per calendar year
  • Assigns ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 codes according to the Official Guidelines for coding and reporting. (Including but not limited to AHA, AMA, AHIMA, CMS, NCHS, and MLHS specific guidelines).
  • Adheres to HIM policies regarding diagnosis and procedure code assignment and abstraction. Desired Experience:
    • Accurately abstracts selected data elements from each record into the clinical management system to ensure the accuracy of various hospital databases.
    • Informs management of any issues or concerns regarding documentation in the medical record.
    • Collaborates with coding clerk and/or supervisor to ensure all cases are coded within timeframes specified in the Main Line Health guidelines.
    • Refers all coding/billing inquiries from internal or external sources to the coding supervisor.
    • Retrieves medical records to be coded and abstracted from the processing shelves or other areas of the department and returns medical records to the proper areas on the processing shelves following coding and abstracting.

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