POSITION ONSITE AT NAVAL Hospital Jacksonville,
SUMMARY: Responsible for assignment of accurate
Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes, ICD diagnoses, current
procedural terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding
System (HCPCS), modifiers and quantities derived from medical
record documentation (paper or electronic) for outpatient
encounters. Trains and educates MTF staff on coding issues and
plays a significant role in coding compliance activities.
Education/Certification. The following are
recognized certifications from American Health Information
Management Association (AHIMA) and/or American Academy of
Professional Coders (AAPC): Registered Health Information
Technologist (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator
(RHIA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), CCS-P (Certified Coder
Specialist – Physician (CCS-P) with the appropriate level of
Experience. A minimum of three year experience
in the outpatient setting (physician’s office or ambulatory surgery
centers) within the last five years, including assignment of
E&M, CPT, and HCPCS codes. Multiple specialties encompass
different medical specialties (i.e. Family Practice, Pediatrics,
Gastroenterology, OB/GYN, etc.) that utilize ICD, E&M, CPT, and
HCPCS codes. Ancillary specialties (PT/OT, Radiology, Lab,
Nutrition, etc.) that usually do NOT use E&M codes do not count
as qualifying experience. Additionally, coding, auditing and
training exclusively for specialties such as home health, skilled
nursing facilities, and rehabilitation care will not be considered
as qualifying experience. Coding experience limited to making codes
conform to specific payer requirements for the business office
(insurance billing, accounts receivable) is not a
qualifying factor. Two years of outpatient/ambulatory surgery
experience may be qualifying if received in a military medical
EXCELLENT COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
MUST HAVE THE ABILITY TO MANAGE HANDLE MULTIPLE PROJECTS
AND APPROPRIATELY PRIORITIZE TASKS TO MEET DEADLINES.
Prior MTF coding experience desirable.
MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF IMMUNIZATIONS.
A SECURITY CLEARANCE (US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED) MUST BE
OBTAINED PRIOR TO STARTING THE POSITION.
We are a VEVRAA Contractor/Priority Referral of