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Professional Accounts - 1500 Clinical Coder, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 12-21-2017
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Reviews medical records and uses medical billing systems to facilitate appropriate coding/reimbursement for services rendered. 
  • Enters codes and electronically transmits medical billing data via 3M Coding/Reimbursement to the MS4 system.  
  • Works assigned records from daily Billing Readiness Report and prioritizes work accordingly. 
  • Identifies and researches coding and charge issues and resolves within scope of authority.  
  • Reports any unresolved coding issues to immediate supervisor.   
  • Coder works with internal and external customers to supply diagnosis/procedure codes as needed.  
  • Coder works closely with Physician Liaison to identify missing documentation needed for coding completion.   
  • Other duties as assigned. 
 
REPORT RELATIONSHIP:
  • Professional Billing/Collections Manager
 
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • 1)  High school degree or equivalent.  
  • 2)  Current AHIMA or AAPC credential.  CCS or RHIT preferred. 
  • 3)  If Coder is working on obtaining credential, this will be considered on a case-by-case basis 
  • 4)  Previous outpatient/physician office coding experienced preferred.
 
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.
 
Employee Status:             
  • Non-exempt hourly                                                
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