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Coder FT

Company: Castleview Hospital
Location: Price
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Castleview HospitalAccountable for conversion of diagnoses and treatment procedures into codes using an internationalclassification of diseases. Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that patient records are accurately coded utilizing ICD-9-CM and CPT codes and guidelines. Efficiently utilizes computerized coding/abstracting equipment.
  • Reviews patient chart thoroughly to ascertain all diagnoses/procedures. Contacts responsible physician in a professional, tactful manner, if diagnosis is not available on chart.
  • Coder's diagnoses and procedures on clinical summary agree with physician's preference 100% of the time. Refers chart to doctor if there is a question regarding the diagnoses/codes.
  • Ensures data quality and optimum reimbursement allowable under the federal and state payment systems.
  • Acts as a resource person to clinic staff for coding and may provide education regarding coding changes/issues.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Medicare changes and updates.
  • Assists in the effective and efficient operation of the medical practice.
  • Work insurance denials to help billing department.
  • Maintains CONFIDENTIALITY of all pertinent patient care information to assure patient rights are protected. Releases information in accordance with established policies.
  • Does not have unauthorized overtime, arrives on time, leaves on time and has few unscheduled absences.
  • Respects diversity of each individual (patients, visitors, vendors, co-workers).Job Requirements:
    • National Coding Certification
    • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with well with others. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and be able to handle multiple tasks.
    • Must obtain BLS with in 60 days of hireLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Castleview Hospital, Provo , Coder FT, Other , Price, Utah

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