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St. Mary's Health & Clearwater Valley Health Coder II in Orofino, Idaho

This job was posted by https://idahoworks.gov : For more information, please see: https://idahoworks.gov/jobs/2148480 Under general supervision and according to established procedures, assigns codes to medical records. Codes patient medical record under ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS guidelines. Abstracts required data from documentation to support the coding. Enters ICD 10 and CPT codes in electronic medical record and finalizes accounts. Does all professional data entry. Researches information on claims that are denied, rejected, etc. or encounters other issues.

Essential Job Functions:

Analyzes patient medical records and interprets documentation to identify all diagnosis and procedures. Assigns proper ICD 10, CPT and HCPCS codes.

Applies sequencing guidelines to coded data according to official coding rules.

Data entry for the professional coding.

Works with providers to clarify medical record documentation and identifies issues that may need to be clarified.

Answers questions regarding coding guidelines and assists other departments with coding and billing questions.

Remains abreast of developments in medical records technology by attendance at webinars and educational programs.

Review pertinent literature and keep up with current coding changes.

Maintains confidentiality of all hospital and patient information at all times. Follows HIPAA regulations and policies.

Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone.

Provides professional customer service and responses in phone, personal or through electronic communication.

Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent

AAPC and/or CPC certification

1 year experience required

Joint Position, Full time, 40 hours per week