Outpatient Medical Coder


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As a member of the PJ&A coding team, you will be responsible for providing outpatient coding services to a multitude of healthcare facilities. The Outpatient Coder will be responsible for reviewing clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate. A successful candidate must have demonstrated proficiency in outpatient surgery coding (95%-100% accuracy).

Responsibilities:

  • Assigns codes for diagnoses, treatments and procedures according to the appropriate classification system for outpatient encounters to determine the most accurate diagnoses.
  • Reviews physician assigned diagnosis code after thorough review of the medical record and, if necessary, queries physician for additional clarity in a professional manner.
  • Able to accurately abstract information from the medial records into the abstract system, according to established guidelines.
  • Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and adheres to official coding guidelines.
  • Mentorships available to train new coders and/or new hires by providing education and training.
  • Enters and validates codes, charges and other edits.
  • Review documentation (and returned accounts) to verify and correct patient disposition upon discharge, or complete missing data elements.

Requirements:

  • RHIT, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, or CPC-H.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in outpatient coding (95%-100% accuracy).
  • Five (5) years of outpatient coding experience.
  • Firm grasp on ICD-10, CPT and HCPCs principles and guidelines.
  • Must be able to use standard office equipment and information systems.
  • Ability to interact with other employees through effective communication.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel minimally, as necessary.
  • This position will be located at our Troy, MI office.

Job Type: Full-time