HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Coder in Webster, Texas
This is not a remote position and requires working on-site at the CBO * * *Please note*- Candidates must have successfully completed ICD-10 training or certification curriculum to be considered for this position. Please ensure this training indicated on your application.
A coding test will be required if interviewed. This role is located on-site and is not a remote position.
The Coder is responsible for reviewing medical records documentation to select the appropriate diagnosis and procedure codes, sequencing, and assigning from the ICD-10-CM and HCPCS CPT coding applications for 8 high-volume Houston area centers. These include multi-specialty and endoscopy practices.
This position applies all appropriate coding guidelines and criteria for code selections and adheres to Company and HCA-ASD Coding Compliance Policies and Procedures for the assignment of complete, accurate, timely, and consistent codes for diagnoses and procedures.
This position also: * Codes outpatient surgery center(s) records in a timely manner, including the assignment of ICD-10-CM, Procedure Categories, modifiers (when applicable), and HCPCS/CPT procedure codes. * Resolves/clarifies codes and diagnosis with conflicting, missing, or unclear information by appropriately utilizing the query tool to get additional information from the Medical Staff as necessary * Codes billing supplies and implants; furnishes completed coding information as necessary to bill cases. * Assists business office management with any special projects related to coding issues or questions that may include medical records audits and other coding/HIM support, as appropriate. * Collects data and prepares reports of findings. * Assists with preparation for AAAHC and/or State reviews. * Cross trains and performs other duties as assigned based on business operational needs.
EDUCATION: * * Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrators (RHIA) *college degree preferred. * Completed coursework in Human Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Introduction to Coding (including ICD-10 and CPT) preferred. * Successful completion of an ICD-10-CM training or certification curriculum; or if currently pursuing such, then completion of 50% or more of the curriculum to date with an expectation of finishing within 2 months after hire. o Must provide certification from a recognized professional coding organization, transcript from an educational institution, or similar proof of successful completion (i.e., competency assessments). EXPERIENCE: * Minimum (2) years experience in outpatient coding and/or Health Information Management required. * Minimum (1) year of experience in a medical office setting highly preferred. (i.e. ambulatory surgery center, hospital, doctors office) preferred. CERTIFICATE/LICENSE: * Coding certification from AAPC or AHIMA preferred. * A certificate or transcript of completed ICD-10 training, received from former employer, professional society, academic institution, etc. * BLS may be required as per facility standard.
Title: Medical Coder
Location: Texas-Webster-Bay Area Surgicare Center
Requisition ID: 07795-70156