CAREER PROFILE

  • Review documentation to code diagnosis and procedures (to include outpatient surgery, observation, Emergency Department and outpatient diagnostics)
  • Communicate with physicians to obtain or clarify diagnosis and/or procedures via the query process
  • Assign accurate codes utilizing an electronic encoder application in accordance with practice policy and regulatory guidelines
  • Perform Peer Reviews of Company Health Information Management coding auditors and coders
  • Complete reports as requested
  • Maintain minimum accuracy rate of 95% while meeting internal productivity standards set by company
  • Maintain productivity expectations:
    • Record Type: Coding-Emergency Department (excluding E/M facility coding); Productivity Standards: 120 encounters/day – 15 encounters/hour4 minutes to code each encounter
    • Record Type: Coding-Emergency Department (including E/M facility coding); Productivity Standards: 114 encounters/day – 14 encounters/hour4.2 minutes to code each encounter
    • Record Type: Coding-Ancillary testing; Productivity Standards: 240 encounters/day – 30 encounters/hour2 minutes to code each test
    • Record Type: Coding-Ambulatory/outpatient/interventional; Productivity Standards: 40 encounters/day – 5 encounters/hour 12 minutes to code each encounter
  • CCS, RHIT or RHIA (AHIMA) or CPC, COC (AAPC)
  • Minimum of three years of facility-based outpatient experience
  • Knowledge of Federal, state and payer regulations
  • Capable of interpreting medical records reports and chart entries
  • Able to work independently and as a team member
  • Capable of applying judgment and decision-making
  • Basic MS office skills (Word, Excel)
 
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