Patient Accounts - Coder - FT

  • Wilson Health
  • Sidney, OH
  • Oct 20, 2021
Full Time Healthcare IT

Job Description

Wilson Health is looking for a direct hire Coder for our location in Sidney, Ohio (North Dayton, Ohio) area. Key Perks and Benefits: Sick Leave (Full Time & Part Time Sick Leave Program) Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Life, and Others) Managed Time Off (Full Time & Part Time Managed Time Off) Retirement (Defined Contribution, Employer Contribution, Employer Match, and Various Investment Options) Education Reimbursement (Tuition &  Book Fee Reimbursement) Employment Status: Full-Time Hours: 40 hours weekly  Shift: 1st  Position Reports to: Patient Accounts Director    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Utilizes technical coding principles for assigning appropriate ICD 9-CM/PCS; ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT procedures. Extracts required information from source documentation and enters into abstracting system. Consults physicians with all coding questions as needed. Performs analysis of unbilled listing and correct or complete missing elements. Works in conjunction with the Patient Accounting Department to streamline billing/coding process for optimal efficiency and effectiveness. Assists in implementing solutions to reduce back-end billing errors. Maintains knowledge of coding principles and adheres to official coding guidelines. Maintains quality assurance standard of 95% accuracy. Coding must be performed consistently and within the time period established by management. Productivity standards are defined as follows: Ancillary allotted time as determined by management Inpatient 3 charts per hour ER 12-15 charts per hour Ambulatory Surgery - 5 charts per hour Observations 3-4 charts per hour Takes on special projects as assigned. Review clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-9-CM and CPT codes for billing, internal and external reporting, research and regulatory compliance. Effectively presents information and responds to questions from hospital managers, staff members, physicians, physician offices, insurance companies, attorney offices, patients, patient families, and the general public.  QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Basic medical terminology helpful.                 EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Preferred successful completion of approved Coding Certificate Program: CCS, CPC, CPC-H, or degree in Health Information Management: RHIA or RHIT. OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Computer Skills including Microsoft Office Analytical Skills Extensive Reimbursement knowledge Quality control/Auditing Mission & Vision & Values: Improve the health and wellness of the community by delivering compassionate, quality care. Be a trusted, nationally-recognized leader of innovative, collaborative, community health. A.S.P.I.R.E - Always serve with professionalism, integrity, respect, and excellence. EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer)

Employment Type (feed only)

Full Time