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Intermountain Healthcare Medical Coding Specialist in Las Vegas, Nevada

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to perform all professional coding responsibilities for an assigned group of clinics and/or providers.

Scope

Defined by assigned group of clinics and/or providers.

Job Essentials

  1. Applies all coding and billing regulations, policies, processes and procedures for inpatient and outpatient services utilizing CPT, HCPCS and ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes, including CPT modifiers with adherence to NCCI edits.

  2. Abstracts, interprets and reviews medical record documentation in order to assign and select accurate CPT, HCPCS and ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes and associated modifiers.

  3. Updates knowledge and remains current professionally by reviewing annual coding changes / updates, Medical Group coding policies, payer policies / publications, and attending Intermountain coder training, as required.

  4. Maintains national coding certification.

  5. Supports clinic managers in maintaining current encounter forms

  6. Interfaces with physicians and other medical staff in relation to coding related issues (e.g. documentation improvements)

  7. Interacts with other departments and staff, and works effectively in achieving assigned tasks and goals

  8. Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives (i.e. CQI, TQM, Lean, 100% participation, etc.).

  9. Meets established coding and abstracting productivity and quality standards

Minimum Qualifications

National Professional Coding Certification (CPC or CCS-P) from an accredited program

Three years of coding experience

Preferred Qualifications

Specialty specific coding experience

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Coding experience in an ambulatory or clinic practice setting

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Understands and applies medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and disease processes related to specific physician practices.

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Knowledge of sequencing diagnoses and procedures codes outlined in the ICD-9-CM Official Coding Guidelines, AMA CPT- instructions, CPT Assistant, and CMS guidelines.

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Experience in general computer skills and knowledge

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Experience in providing effective written and verbal communications

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Medicare Advantage Coding experience preferred

Medical Coder Medical Coding Coding Specialist Certified Coder

Physical Requirements:

Hearing / Listening, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Speaking

Location:

White Drive Office

Work City:

Las Vegas

Work State:

Nevada

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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