Careers with Ernest Health Inc.

Job: CODER

1530 Parkway Greenwood, SC 29646
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Posted: 08/26/2014

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: HIM5

Job Description

It’s about Patients, Passion, and Pride!

Do you believe that patient outcomes are achieved through dignity and respect?

Are you a passionate caregiver looking to join a team that makes a difference?

If your answer is yes, we are currently looking to add patient focused, quality employee's to our team.

 

 

Accurately performs moderate to high complexity coding and entering appropriate codes into billing software

 Determines the appropriate code with the International Classification of Disease-9th Revision-Clinical modification (ICD-9-CM)

Reviews the entire medical record of all appropriate secondary diagnoses

Reviews the entire medical record of all outpatient services to assign the admitting, primary, and secondary diagnosis to support medical necessity for all services performed.

Enter codes into billing software.

Collaborate with medical records, medical transcription and hospital staff to improve the quality of medical record documentation.

Completes physician query forms in accordance with department policy.

Maintains a working knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding principles, government regulations, protocols, and third part payer requirements regarding coding and billing.

Assists with orientation and training of new staff.

Researches and or/ locates uncoded charts on unbilled lists.

Adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

Assists the registration and patient account department with coding related denials, edits and questions.

Has an active role in the Medicare Prospective Payment process and helps hospital meet required standards.

Generates required reports

Performs related responsibilities as required.

Utilize concepts of age/developmental stages in interactions with patients and families.

Provides an environment conductive to safety for patients, visitors, and staff. Assess the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions. Complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.

Performs other duties as assigned to support overall effectiveness of the depart

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Locations

Greenwood Regional Rehabilitation Hospital
1530 Parkway
Greenwood, SC 29646
Greenwood Regional Rehabilitation Hospital