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CPC-Coder (Fort Worth, TX)

CPC-Coder for local company (Fort Worth, TX)

Reply to: kellyh@cornerstonestaff.com
Date: 2008-06-13, 4:50PM CDT

Licensure & Certification Requirements
The candidates must be certified through a nationally recognized organization.
The certification must require they maintain annual CEU's.
Experience Requirements
At least one year coding experience required
Anesthesia and / or surgery coding experience preferred
Current CPC certification preferred

Knowledge and Special Skills
In-depth knowledge of CPT coding system
In-depth knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding system
Knowledge of health information documentation
In-depth knowledge of medical terminology
Basic use of computer, telephone, internet, copier, fax, and scanner

Coding Batch Management
Log batches in as received and out as returned in the Charge Journal
Manage batches on a first-in, first-out basis
Refer missing information back to Account Processors with request

Coding the Patient Record
Review the anesthesia record to identify ALL procedures and diagnoses
Code procedures and diagnosis using only current year coding manuals
Code all procedures with appropriate CPT codes.
Code all diagnoses with appropriate ICD-9-CM codes
Document all codes in the appropriate space on the anesthesia record

Research and Resolve Questionable Coding Scenarios
Recognize inadequate or incorrect documentation
Use available resources to resolve documentation (MediTech, RP, etc.)
Document source of additional information on the anesthesia record

If you are interested in this position please contact kellyh@cornerstonestaff.com

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Compensation: $13-14/hr
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