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Coder, Hospital Outpatient

Company: Dean Health
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assigns accurate diagnostic and procedure codes according to clinical documentation and official coding guidelines for outpatient hospital accounts.
  • Reviews HCPCS charges and codes for appropriateness of modifiers in relation to NCCI/CCI edits. Enters in accurate charge information, when appropriate
  • Monitors assigned work queues to ensure all records are charged in a timely matter.
  • Generates coding queries for clarification regarding physician documentation as needed
  • Stays abreast of all changes in coding conventions and coding updates
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE

  • One year experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Rare climbing.
  • Responsible for coding and abstracting inpatient accounts in accordance with coding guidelines.

Keywords: Dean Health, Jefferson City , Coder, Hospital Outpatient, Other , Jefferson City, Missouri

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