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Hospital Outpatient Coder (Remote)

Company: Essentia Health
Location: Duluth
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:Evaluates health record documentation and charges to optimize reimbursement by ensuring that diagnostic and procedural codes and other documentation accurately reflect and support the outpatient visit. Ensures that data complies with regulatory and coding guidelines. Reviews medical information, such as diseases or symptoms and diagnostic descriptions and procedures for a given visit, to accurately assign and sequence the correct ICD-10 CM, HCPCS and CPT codes. Adheres to the quality and productivity standards set by the department.Education Qualifications:Successful completion or currently enrolled in a medical coding program which includes completed course work inICD-10-CM, HCPCS, CPT codes, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and disease process AND a passing score on the ESSENTIA HEALTH coding skills assessment test. OR Credentialed as, or eligible for, Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based (CCS-P), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) OR Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) AND a passing score on the ESSENTIA HEALTH coding skills assessment test. Licensure/Certification Qualifications:Applicable credentialing required within 2 years of employment/date of hireEqual Employment Opportunity (EEO) at EssentiaIt is our policy to afford EEO to all individuals, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, family medical history, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, military service or veteran status, culture, socio-economic status, status with regard to public assistance, and other factors not related to qualifications, including employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other category as defined by law.

Keywords: Essentia Health, Duluth , Hospital Outpatient Coder (Remote), Healthcare , Duluth, Minnesota

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