Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 2:16 AM
1000 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook, IL United States (US)
Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Physician Coder II : Presence Medical Group
This position is located at 1000 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Provide intermediate level coding requiring coding education and experience consistent with the job qualifications and credentialed coder status. Responsible for the coding functions of all types of physician records under the supervision of the coding supervisor/department manager. Ensure ethical and accurate coding in accordance with all regulatory and system requirements and AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding.
Duties and Responsibilities:
:Reviews all diagnostic and clinical information contained in the medical record including physician orders/scripts, dictated reports, diagnostic test results, progress notes, medication sheets, and nursing and ancillary department documentation, to determine if all care rendered is adequately documented for billing, data retrieval, and statistical purposes.
:Ascertains the selection of the correct principal and secondary diagnoses, Evaluation and Management and procedure codes according to the current International Classification of Disease, Clinical Modification (ICD:10:CM) coding guidelines, Physician's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT/HCPCS) guidelines, and system policy and procedure.
:Determines proper sequencing of diagnosis and procedure codes according to established coding rules and regulations.
:Codes the medical record using coding manuals/references along with the assistance of 3M Encoder.
:Contacts physicians or other health care professionals and clinic representatives to obtain information required for coding and billing of professional services.
:Abstracts required data elements from the medical record in accordance with established policies to create a complete and comprehensive database.
:Verifies accuracy of patient demographic data fields to ensure data integrity and proper reimbursement.
:Locates and utilizes the necessary resources to resolve coding questions as they arise during the performance of daily duties.
:Takes the initiative to retrieve clinical information from other sources when diagnostic/procedural information is not available in the medical record.
:Refers all incomplete or ambiguous cases to the coding supervisor/department manager for clarification and/or direction.
:Collaborates with the coding supervisor/department manager to manage the processing of charges by identifying and coding accounts within 5 business days from the date of entry into the Epic system.
:Maintains current knowledge of ICD:9:CM and CPT/HCPCS coding systems by utilizing available coding educational resources and opportunities, internal and external educational seminars and in:service offerings.
:Attains and maintains proficiency in ICD:10:CM. Understands new coding guidelines and participates in ongoing education and training.
:Participates in coding audit activities.
:Maintains coding credential/certification as appropriate.
:Meets established quality and productivity standards.
:Abides by Corporate Coding Compliance Plan.
:Adheres to department policies, procedures, and objectives.
Education and/or Experience
Successful completion of an accredited Health Information Technology/Management program or Certified Coding program required.
Current credentialed coder status required.
Coursework in Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Terminology, and Pathophysiology required.
One year of current coding experience in physician professional Evaluation and Management, procedural and diagnosis coding.
Intermediate computer knowledge required.
Experience with computerized encoder systems is desirabl
• Location: bolingbrook, Chicago
• Post ID: 82399032 chicago