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Surgical Coder Job in Louisville, Kentucky

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Job Title: Surgical Coder

Employer:Baptist Health
Skills:Coding
Specialties:Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Spine
Required Certifications:CPC or CCS-P
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:Louisville, KY
Date Posted:2/17/2020
Work From Home after 90 day Probationary Period Kentucky, Indiana, or Tennessee 

Codes diagnosis and procedures for outpatient physician charges at the Clinic level including Evaluation and Management levels, in office procedures, and other clinic/outpatient coding as assigned.  Reviews the medical records thoroughly to facilitate the collection of patient care information.  Codes diagnosis and CPT for office and surgical services for neurosurgery providers.

 

Responsibilities:

•             Maintains CPC certification and coding knowledge to the most current standards

•             Codes diagnosis, procedures and evaluation and management levels on outpatient, and clinical encounters using computer coding system and/or coding books provided and is responsible for the accuracy of the codes used

•             Maintains a working knowledge of the computer applications to full-fill job requirements.

•             Pursues perceived discrepancies with medical staff to achieve optimal reimbursement.

•             Evaluates medical record and charge ticket to determine level and type of service (CPT).

•             Identifies coding diagnosis based on a thorough review of the medical record

•             Develops systems/programs to attain personal goals and participates in educational activities to ensure further professional growth.

•             Corrects coding errors and uses documented sources, i.e. diagnosis, CPT code, modifiers, location code, etc., returned through denials system.

•             Checks the appropriateness and specificity of diagnoses and procedures recorded by physicians.

•             Attends all required training and educational programs

•             Ensures positive provider/ operations/customer relations interactions

•             Responds promptly to provider/operations/customer needs

•             Responds to requests for service and assistance

•             Meets commitments

•             Participates in provider education sessions as needed.

•             Demonstrates professional conduct, positive teammate interaction and a positive attitude.

 

Minimum Education, Training, and Experience Required:

•             Coding certification of either CPC or CCS-P required;

•             2+ year experience in Professional Surgical coding experience

Preferred:

               3+ years’ Specialty/Surgical Coding

               Preferred Ortho Spine or Neurosurgery

Specialty Certification

Applying

Michele Olivier
Director, Ambulatory Coding
Baptist Health
2701 Eastpoint Parkway
Louisville, KY 40223
502-259-5857
michele.olivier@bhsi.com

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