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Robert Half Coder Inpatient - SHSO in Roseville, California

Description

Assigns codes and modifiers into the hospital encoder system within established Health Information Management standards.

Abstracts and codes Acute Outpatient and Emergency Department Coding encounters as assigned based on functional expertise.

Determines principal and secondary diagnoses and procedures for Acute Outpatient & amp; and Emergency Department Coding records, regardless of complexity, according to all applicable coding rules and regulatory standards. Assignment Specific Responsibilities

Correctly determines principal and secondary diagnoses and procedures for Acute Outpatient & amp; Emergency Department Coding records, regardless of complexity, according to all applicable coding rules and regulatory standards

Accurately assigns codes and modifiers into the hospital encoder system within established Health Information Management standards • Coordinates with others as needed to ensure comprehensive and timely completion of coding for claims processing purposes

Accurately abstracts hospital service records within Health Information Management standards and regulatory requirements. Seeks clarification or additional records regarding services rendered or procedures performed as needed to support accurate and comprehensive billing and reimbursement for each individualized record

Correctly assigns ICD-9-CM (or ICD-10-CM as required) and CPT-4 codes and modifiers for all hospital based outpatient encounters, including ancillary, emergency department, ambulatory surgery, and recurring accounts

Codes and abstracts at least the minimum number of records per hour in accordance with established productivity and quality standards

Appropriately communicates problems or issues related to correct assignment of major and minor patient types, service categories or other coding related data to Senior Coding Team Member or Team Lead as appropriate.

Requirements

Provides assistance to the hospital billing office or other departments as required when problems or questions arise regarding coding issues

Corrects data as requested in response to edits received from Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development or other data users

In initial year, participates in cross-training and job enlargement opportunities for Major job responsibilities.

Works with direct supervisor to identify minor set of responsibilities to develop and perform in support of peaks, valleys and cycles across the Shared Services Organization and individual career growth opportunities.

Performs both Major and Minor responsibilities after initial year Performance Management • Ensures delivery of business results by meeting or exceeding all individual operating metrics

Plans and organizes work so Individual Operating Metrics and Service Level Agreement objectives are realized

Recognizes and communicates potential issues to his/her team leader as appropriate People Development

Adapts to learning new processes, concepts, and skills

Seeks and responds to regular performance feedback from team lead; provides upward feedback as needed Assists in orientation and appropriate training of team members, helps cross-train peers in minor responsibilities; acts as a mentor to peers Relationship Management

Maintains positive working relationships with members of other teams in the Shared Services Organization to communicate effectively and to ensure compliance with cross-team responsibilities

Assists in ensuring efforts of the Coding Operations Team support building strong peer-to-peer relationships

Education: Inpatient - CCS or RHIT or RHIA cert Acute Inpatient Hospital Experience Epic EMR/Optum Computer Assisted Encoder ICD-10 Procedure coding/no CPT Certifications: CCS/RHIT/RHIA

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