Medical Coder

Industry

Insurance

Advert ID

USA_473549

Location

Hot Springs

Job Type

Temporary

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Based on Experience

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Covington VA 431 West Main Street Suite A VA Covington , Virginia 24426

Branch Phone Number

540-962-5855

Job Description

Do you have experience in Medical Coding? Come join a growing business helping others!.

Let us know if you are interested in joining a great team.



Responsibilities will include:



Ensures that records are coded within 48 hours of discharge, excluding weekends and holidays.

Reviews charts thoroughly to ascertain all diagnoses/procedures.

Contacts responsible physician in a professional, tactful manner, if diagnosis is not available on chart.

Meets quality standard of having 100% of correct physician level assignment as supported by provider documentation.

Refers chart to Director, if there is a question regarding diagnoses/codes.

Utilizes computerized coding and abstracting equipment.

Codes all diagnoses/procedures in accordance to ICD-10-CM coding principles.

Meets quality standards of having 95% of principal diagnoses and procedures appropriately and/or coded.

Maintains the number of DRG/coding changes below the 3% quarterly per PRO threshold.

Stays current with changes in coding requirements. Follows coding guidelines and legal requirements to ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations.



Requirements of the job:



Previous health care work preferred.

Certified Coder from accredited entity required;

RHIT or RHIA certification preferred.

Ability to work with physicians in a collaborative manner.



Job Type: Full-time



Experience:

Medical Coding: 1 year (Preferred)