Market Coder (Full Time)

  • Clark Regional Medical Center
  • Winchester, KY
  • Feb 10, 2020
Healthcare IT

Job Description

Clark Regional Medical Center The Market Coder is a work from home position. Making Communities Healthier with Comprehensive Care... You can get to know who we are and what truly makes us different by our mission, 'Making Communities Healthier'. As health care evolves, Clark Regional Medical Center is transforming patient safety and quality care - pushing the limits and paving the way to establish new practices and set new standards. We believe in putting the patient at the center of everything we do. We are developing the most innovative patient experiences with our constant investment in continuing education and leadership development programs. We want you on our team...Clark Regional Medical Center located in Winchester, a 15 minute drive from Lexington, KY is searching for a full-time, day shift Coder to join our Market Health Information Team! We are committed to serving the needs of our community and our region with exceptional quality and we are passionately focused on our patients. We consider quality more than just a set of criteria. It is a way of life for Clark Regional, encompassing everything we do. This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to grow and expand with new services. At Clark Regional, we believe in building careers. That is why we offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, competitive pay, a generous paid time off program, flexible spending account plan, choice of health insurance plans, dental, vision, life, disability plans, discounts in our café and various discounts in our community, traditional and Roth 401 (k) plans with a match, and free parking on our beautiful campus. Simply put, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. Essential functions of position include, but are not limited to: Assigns accurate ICD diagnosis codes, using compliant documentation. Assigns accurate CPT/HCPCS codes to records, using compliant documentation. Applies knowledge of Coding Guidelines to select the appropriate diagnosis code. Uses available research and reference tools to understand the disease process and diagnosis. Interprets physician documentation within the coding guidelines and obtains clarification from physicians regarding vague or ambiguous record documentation. Enhances coding knowledge and skills with continuing education activities as described in HIM.COD.003 policy and by reviewing pertinent literature. Completes peer review audits as requestedReviews coding assignment on selected accounts to determine accuracy of selected codes.

Qualifications

Education: High School diploma- required Graduate of a program in discipline - required Must have thorough understanding of ICD-10 Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and AHA Coding Clinic; HCPCS/CPT coding systems and CPT Assistant and Coding Clinic for HCPCS guidelines; Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), and Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC). Has knowledge of and abides by HIM.COD policies. Certifications:RHIT, RHIA, CCCS-P, CCS , CPC-A Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Employment Type

Day shift, 7-10 hr/shift, weekdays only