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Coder II Monument Health Spearfish Hospital

Spearfish, SD Full time 21_2032

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Job Category

Revenue Cycle

Department

RCH Health Information Management

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

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.

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.

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