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Coder FT

Company: Castleview Hospital
Location: Price
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Castleview HospitalJob Summary: ---------------------------------- Accountable for conversion of diagnoses and treatment procedures into codes using an international classification 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.
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  • 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).

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

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