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Physician Coder Specialist Job in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Job Title: Physician Coder Specialist

Employer:Ochsner Health
Type:FULL TIME
Job Location:Remote
Specialties:Interventional Radiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Preferred Certifications:AHIMA,AAPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Location:1201 Dickory New Orleans 70123, LA, US
* Note: This listing is for a remote position
Date Posted:11/19/2020

Physician Coder Specialist - Interventional Radiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery - Remote Permanent Opportunity - Full Time

This job is responsible for reviewing and accurately coding either most professional services, including evaluation and management, and Procedures or hospital outpatient surgeries/procedures and observation patients. Remains in conformance with applicable Medicare, Medicaid and third-party payer guidelines to ensure receipt of accurate reimbursement.

Job Duties

  • Accurately assigns ICD-10, CPT and/or HCPCS codes within established coding guidelines, rules and regulations.  Types of coding may include but not limited to; Professional surgical coding, including coding and reviewing of CPT procedure codes; Hospital coding in the outpatient departments and Observation units, including diagnosis and CPT procedure coding of procedures.
  • Ensures the data integrity of coded patient records by reviewing the medical documentation and validating that documentation is sufficient to support the assigned codes. 
  • Acts as a resource by researching patient accounts in response to questions and/or errors.
  • Consistently complies with established department productivity and accuracy standards.
  • Communicates with providers for clarification or requests additional documentation as needed.
  • Works in collaboration with team members and other departments to meet departmental monthly goals which may include one or more of the following: DNFB, Pre-AR, Denials, and Claim Edits.
  • Verifies correct discharge disposition when appropriate based on medical documentation.
  • Other related duties as required. 

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Applying

Naomi Chatterton - naomi.chatterton@ochsner.org

Or apply directly using below link:
https://ochsner.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Ochsner/job/New-Orleans---New-Orleans-Region---Louisiana/Physician-Coder-Specialist---Interventional-Radiology--Cardiovascular-and-Thoracic-Surgery---Remote-Permanent-Opportunity---Full-Time_REQ_00080586

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