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Coding Specialist (FT)

Southeast Georgia Health System - Brunswick, Georgia
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Office Clerical

Southeast Georgia Health System has an opportunity for a Certified Coding Specialist to join our Patient Financial Services-Professional Billing team!

Summary: Accurately assigns ICD-10-CM, CPT code, APC’s, and DRG’s to all applicable patient encounters. Actively participates in the clinical documentation improvement program.

* Identifies and codes all patient discharges, maintaining a 96% accuracy rate.
* Demonstrates understanding of policies, procedures and federal guidelines that apply directly to coding and other work performed in the Medical Records Department – Coding Clinics AHA and the CPT Assistant AMA
* Effectively monitors the accounts not selected for billing report to avoid inappropriate delays in coding.
* Effectively communicates current and revised coding changes and clarifications to ancillary departments and Medical Staff members.
* Accurately completes physician queries in accordance to the AHIMA physician query standards
* Reviews all CDI concurrent reviews prior to the release of inpatient accounts for billing.
* Demonstrates the ability to review injection, infusion, OPS, and ER charges for accuracy while assigning codes for billing.
* Performs these tasks within the requirements of the Centers of Medicaid & Medicare Services and other regulatory agencies.

The ideal Certified Coding Specialist should posses the following minimal qualifications:

* High School Diploma, Medical Terminology Class, Anatomy and Physiology Class
* 1 Year coding experience
* Credentialed coding professional, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC CCS-P
* Computer skills

Service Excellence: All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote service excellence by developing and maintaining positive relationships with customers, other team members, and the medical staff and will ensure the highest quality of care by performing their responsibilities according to the highest professional standards.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or national origin. EOE/AA: M/F/D/V

Job Type: 1.0
Hours: Days
Location: Brunswick, GA - Georgia

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