Outpatient Coder

HealthTECH Resources, Inc.
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Post Date: Jan 16, 2019
Job Type: Full-time
Start Date: ASAP
Compensation: DOE
Location: US - Texas - Dallas
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HealthTECH Resources is seeking a healthcare Outpatient Coder for a full-time direct hire FTE position in TX. Interested applicants should have a deep understanding of Medical coding rules, regulations, and compliance utilizing ICD-10 and ideally be RHIT or RHIA certified.

Please note:  This is not a remote position and you will work onsite at the facility.

About the Outpatient Coder Opportunity

  • As an Outpatient Coder you will provide entry level coding edit support, utilizing the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10CM. ICD-10-PCS), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) and other coding references to ensure accurate coding. Responsibilities of the Outpatient Coder role includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    • Analyzes and interprets documentation from medical records and completes accurate coding of diagnosis, procedures and professional fees.
    • Reviews diagnostic and procedure codes and charges in the applicable documentation system to generate appropriate coding and billing.
    • Communicates with providers for missing documentation elements and offers guidance and education when needed.
    • Reconcile billing issues by determining the rationale for rejecting and correcting inaccurate charges.
    • Works collaboratively with revenue cycle departments to ensure coding and edits are processed timely and accurately. Reviews and edits charges.

Outpatient Coder Experience/Skills

  • Deep understanding of medical coding rules, regulations, and compliance utilizing ICD-10.
  • Experience using Anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of insurance processes and reconciliation regarding the denial process.
  • Successful completion of an approved coding education program from AHIMA or AAPC, required.
  • One of the following required: CCS, CCA, CPC, COC, CIC.
  • RHIT or RHIA certification preferred.