Coding Analyst (BONUS!)

  • Stillwater Medical
  • Stillwater, OK 74074
  • Apr 24, 2020
Healthcare IT

Job Description

The Coding Analyst conducts risk-based coding quality audits, random quality audits and quarterly audits of Hospital and Clinic encounters to validate coding assignment is in compliance with the official coding guidelines as supported by clinical documentation in the health record.  The Coding Analyst validates documented data elements that are integral to appropriate E&M methodology; DRG assignment; selection of principle diagnosis/reason for visit as well as principle procedures.  The Coding Analyst identifies opportunities to enhance revenue through improved documentation and coding and fosters a collaborative team environment. Onsite position with the option to work remotely   QUALIFICATIONS:   Minimum Associates Degree with RHIT certification.  Bachelor’s degree with RHIA, preferred Active status with AHIMA CCS, CPC-H and/or CCS-P, CPC certifications preferred with requirement to obtain within six (6) months of employment CPMA or CICA preferred with requirement to obtain within 6 months of employment Minimum five (5) years hospital coding experience preferred.  Three (3) years required OR Minimum of three (3) years physician based coding experience including E&M and surgical coding experience preferred.  One (1) year required Minimum of three (3) years auditing preferred Extensive knowledge of federal, state, and payer-specific regulations and policies pertaining to documentation, coding, and billing, with demonstrated ability to interpret such guidelines Because work could be remote, must be able to utilize web based technology such as video conferencing Demonstrates an advanced knowledge and skill in analyzing patient records to identify non-conformances in CPT, ICD-10-CM and PCS, HCC and HCPCS coding guidelines Ability to use multiple EMR’s to reconcile documentation with billing and reimbursement Demonstrates understanding of complexities of office work flow and billing requirements Detail oriented and ability to work independently Strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills Proficient in Excel, Word and health care billing software knowledge Demonstrates commitment to continuous learning keeping current with evolving quality payment programs, risk-adjusted data requirements and emerging trends in provider reimbursement landscape   PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:   Work is sedentary in nature, with some standing and walking Must have adequate perception of sounds or adequate hearing with corrections Must be able to talk and hear to converse with others, in person, and over the telephone Adequate vision or correctable with glasses, to prepare, process, and read written materials Possess fine motor skills and hand/eye coordination to operate equipment

Employment Type

Full Time