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Job Title: Coder 2

Employer:Mercy ONE - North Iowa Medical Center
Required Certifications:CCS or CPC or RHIT or RHIA
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Location:1000 4th50401 St SW Mason City 50401, IA, US
Date Posted:1/31/2019
Pay Range: $18.36 - $26.66 Hours: Monday - Friday - Days, May possibly work remotely post onsite training period as determined by Manager. JOB SUMMARY Responsible for accurate and compliant revenue generation through charge capture and charge error correction for patient care areas as assigned. This includes charge entry and the review of clinical documentation to support patient charges with the goal of improving charge accuracy while meeting and maintaining regulatory and departmental requirements. Routine Out Patient Analyzes physician/provider documentation contained in assigned Diagnostic Outpatient (OP) health records (electronic, paper or hybrid) to determine the principal diagnosis and secondary diagnoses. Utilizes encoder software applications, which includes all applicable online tools and references in the assignment of ICD Clinical Modification diagnosis and procedure codes, and HCPCS procedure codes. Utilizes coding guidelines established by the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS), American Hospital Association (AHA) Coding Clinic, American Medical Association (AMA) for CPT codes and CPT Assistant, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Standards of Ethical Coding, Revenue Excellence/Regional Health Ministry (RHM) coding policies and CHE Trinity Health Coding Manual (TBA). POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Required: Completion of postsecondary education with diploma OR associate's degree OR bachelor's degree in Health Information or other healthcare related field. Certification (Required): •Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) OR •Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) OR •Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) OR •Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Experience: Required: 1. Two plus (2) years of current outpatient coding in an acute care facility. 2. Preferred: Experience working remote is a plus Mercy offers: •Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials •Benefit Package (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan) for positions 16 hours per week or greater •Educational assistance •Success Sharing - a bonus when the organization meets its goals All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam. EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with Mercy ONE – North Iowa/New Hampton/Mercy Family Clinics, please call Human Resources at (641) 428-7287 or email us at mc01hrrecruitment@mercyhealth.com.


Apply at: http://www.mercynorthiowa.com/careers Requisition number - 00097505

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