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Coder - Outpatient Hospital Job in Boston, AA

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Job Title: Coder - Outpatient Hospital

Employer:Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Preferred Certifications:CCS/CPC or be eligible for certification within one year of hire.
Location:450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 Boston 02215, AA, US
Date Posted:2/10/2021

Coder - Outpatient Hospital

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Brookline, MA

Translates and diagnoses reports and procedures into DRG codes according to JCAHO and Institute specifications. Abstracts data into computer forms/computer terminal.



·         Responsible for applying diagnostic and procedural codes to patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, and claims processing.

·         Works as a liaison to physicians in order to obtain medical information required for diagnosis and procedure coding

·         Assists in staff training, educational sessions, and participates in team meetings as requested by management

·         Effectively abstracts pertinent information from outpatient records and assigns codes utilizing 3M

·         Knowledge of ICD-9 CM, CPT, HCPCS Codes

·         Collaborates with Patient Accounting to solve denials, billing, and coding issues

·         Conducts effective audits as requested by management



·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent coding experience required.

·         0-2 years of experience preferred.

·         CCS/CPC or be eligible for certification within one year of hire.

·         Should have the ability to be a dependable self-starter, able set priorities, manage multiple data needs, and meet appropriate deadlines.

·         Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and organizational skills.

·         Able to work well independently on a team and as a trainer/facilitator.

About Dana-Farber:

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.



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