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Coder II – Hospital outpatient | Health Information Management | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 21_3094

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Pay Rate Range

$21.22

to

$26.52

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

Accurately and efficiently codes and abstracts all patient anesthesia records to maintain RCRH data in accordance with benchmarks and standards for accurate coding. Assures that accurate patient charges are entered into the billing system daily.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Calculates accurate daily patient charges.
  • Accomplishes follow-up on outstanding accounts which are completed by the anesthesia provider and available to the coder within one week, including pending lists and comeback charts.
  • Assists other billing departments within the organization and/or outside agencies to compile information on previous patient charges.
  • Assists with the continuity of patient care by compiling and maintaining accurate patient charges.
  • Assures that patient information in the computer is accurate and attainable.
  • Completes billing batch verification and corrections from data audited from charts. Adheres to JCAHO standards and Medicare certification requirements to meet corporate compliance requirements.
  • Closes and posts charges daily to ensure accurate and timely billing.
  • Assists with patient audits. Obtains necessary information.
  • Compiles daily patient information to be used at the end of month for statistical reports.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:
Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Preferred:
Experience - 1+ years of Coding Experience; 1+ years of Healthcare Experience
Certifications - Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) - American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA); Certified Professional Coder - Apprentice (CPC-A) - American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

Physical Requirements:
Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

Job Category

Revenue Cycle

Job Family

Health Information Management

Department

RCH Health Information Management

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

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