Job details

Location: Reno, NV

Salary: $25 / Hour - $32 / Hour

Healthcare – Hospital Professional Services Coding Specialist


Position Type: Administrative

Specialty Unit: Professional Services Coding Specialist          

Location: REMOTE

Shift: Days, 9.5 hrs 3 weekdays, 4 hrs one weekend day or Tues-Sat, Sun-Thurs 5-8 hr shifts

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent 

 

Job Summary:

We are in search of an energetic Professional Services Coding Specialist for a hospital in Nevada that will be responsible for ensuring optimum reimbursement based on accurate coding and for maintaining a quality patient clinical database. 


Job Functions:

To be responsible for accurately assigning diagnostic and procedural coding for all encounters associated with Renown Health Network and Ambulatory Services. This will also include translating patient information into alpha-numeric medical codes using patient treatment, health history, diagnosis, and related information. Assignment of ICD-10-CM and CPT codes must be consistent with CMS’ Official Guidelines and any regulatory agency guidelines. 

 

Nature and Scope

  • Candidates must be proficient with CPT and ICD-10-CM coding systems and responsible for assigning ICD-10-CM diagnoses codes and CPT procedure codes accurately and completely to ensure optimal reimbursement and coding quality. Coders in this position are held accountable for adhering to coding guidelines; accounts must be coded within the quality and productivity standards specified by department leadership.
  • Candidate is responsible for abstracting, analyzing, and assigning ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS codes and appropriate modifiers for evaluation and management (E/M), minor procedures, and diagnostic tests by using either computerized or manual systems. Researches and resolves coding and reimbursement issues to ensure the accuracy, quality, and integrity of coding practices. Other responsibilities include:
  • Assigns codes for diagnoses, treatments, and procedures according to the appropriate classification system for professional service encounters to determine the highest level of specificity ICD-10 codes, CPT codes, HCPCS codes, and modifiers.
  • Reviews physician assigned diagnosis code after thorough review of the medical record and, if necessary, queries physician for additional clarity in a professional manner.
  • Able to accurately abstract information from the medial records into the abstract system, according to established guidelines.
  • Review documentation (and returned accounts) to verify and correct place of service, billing and service providers, or other missing data elements (ie: NDC #, or number of units)


Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Life Benefits
  • Paid time off


Requirements: 

  • CCS, CPC and/or CIC required
  • 2-5 years of recent professional fee coding experience
  • Expereince in Cardiology/Surgery/Women's Health/Hospitalist/GI and Peds preferred




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