To ensure accurate coding for assigned service and process medical records that have been determined as unable-to-code by Coders.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Process daily PQRI reports for assigned service by reviewing chart and adding the PQRI codes and diagnoses
2.Process daily reports for assigned service to analyze and fix coding edits prior to billing and to reduce billing denials
3.Process daily diagnosis report for assigned service to validate the top four diagnoses
4.Assign ICD-9 diagnosis codes to assigned service charts
5.Review denials for assigned service from Reimbursement to correct or justify CPT and /diagnosis coding
6.Support coding process for assigned service by performing projects in coding (e.g. validate provider, etc.)
7.Search in medical records online for information
8.Assign cases to coders
9.Prepare and check unable-to-code charts
10.Send UAC lists and charts to clients
11.Search laser fiche for specific charts
Education (Degrees, Certificates, Licenses, Etc.):
Bachelor's degree or certification or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Prior coding experience/ certification credentials required.
Prior word processing, spreadsheet and internet software experience preferred.
One to two years related experience preferred including working knowledge of ED billing and prior experience with ICD9 and CPT coding. Intervention radiology coding, multi-specialty background experience a plus.
Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability
1.Ability to access and accurately enter information using word processing and internet software including Laser Fiche
2.Ability to work with meticulous attention to detail
3.Ability to review and complete reports the same day
4.Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with clients and internal staff required.
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