Medical Coder

  • location: Elk Grove Village, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $16 - $23 per hour
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job description

Medical Coder

Are you ready for a new opportunity? Check this out! This job is for someone who will be applying the appropriate diagnostic and procedural code to patient health records for purposes of document retrieval, analysis and claim processing.
Responsibilities:
*Abstracts pertinent information from patient records. Assigns the International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification (ICD), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) or Healthcare Common Procedure Coding *System (HCPCS) codes, creating Ambulatory Patient Classification (APC) or Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) assignments.
*Obtains acceptable productivity/quality rates as defined per coding policy.
*Queries physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes.
*Keeps abreast of and complies with coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements.
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skills:
Required Credential(s):
(One or more of the following)
*Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)credentialed from theAmerican Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
*Reg Health Info Admnstrcredentialed from theAmerican Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
*Reg Health Info Techcredentialed from theAmerican Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer dat
Qualifications:
Education:
Associate Degree
*Associate's degree from an accredited health information management or technology school preferred
Work Experience:
Two years of experience in outpatient and inpatient coding or equivalent required.
Three years if Emergency Department and Procedure coding in acute care setting is preferred, working knowledge of NCCI, OCE and Medical Necessity Edit resolution is required.
If you think this is the job for you click on the "Apply to posting" and send me your resume at Brenda.Cenoz@randstadusa.com
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