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Coding Coordinator in Kansas City, MO at Prime Healthcare Services Inc

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/14/2019

Job Description

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY:   Coder/Coding Coordinator would contribute towards medical record review and analysis while utilizing the International Classifications of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) to reconcile coding, enter the coded data and other abstractable data from the medical record into the electronic information system as required for revenue cycle, internal use (such as to support medical care evaluation studies), and mandated reporting requirements. Coder/Coding Coordinator will ensure completion of coding for all service types in accordance with regulatory agencies and hospital specific guidelines. The Coder/Coding Coordinator will work closely with the facility’s concerned departments, corporate, and coding services vendor for coding and charge entry completion. Coder/Coding Coordinator will coordinate to ensure optimum process towards maintaining a low DNFB by clarifying any process failures, i.e., clinical documentation deficiencies, late charge entry, IT technical issues, delays in scanning, indexing, analysis, etc. Participates in other chart review projects and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

1.  Certification or license as a Certified Coding Specialist (C.C.S.), Registered Health Information Technician

     (R.H.I.T.), or Registered Health Information Administrator (R.H.I.A.); Required.

2.  Minimum 3 years’ experience coding and abstracting in an acute care setting; preferred.

3.  Basic computer experience; required.

4.  Use of an encoder software product for code assignment in an acute care setting; preferred.

5.  Computer data entry with 10-key preferred, with accurate typing speed of 35 wpm; preferred.

6.  Successful completion of college level courses in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology,

     pathophysiology, and coding ICD-10 and CPT/HCPCS; required.

7. Successful completion of ICD-10 training is required.

8. Good communication and interpersonal skills to build effective interaction between various departments in   the hospital and the onsite or remote coding team.

 

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