Opportunity for a team player who is proficient with inpatient and outpatient documentation, coding and billing. Must be organized and possess RHIA certification or clinical expertise. The ideal candidate can work independently in a home office setting, is a problem-solver, taking on challenges independently with a strong attention to detail, who enjoys working in a collaborative and team-based environment.
Conduct documentation, coding and billing reviews to identify opportunities for clinical documentation improvement, clarifying conditions/diagnosis and procedures to identify potential compliance risks and/or coding improvements.
Apply knowledge of Official Coding Guidelines for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, Coding Clinic and CPT Assistant to various coding situations.
Assist with governmental or third-party payer denials by evaluating compliance with coding guidelines, LCD’s, NCD’s and any applicable CMS or managed care payer guidelines.
Prepare accurate and thorough work papers, with clinically credible documentation clarifications to support findings.
Develops education material and conduct education with clients on clinical documentation and coding opportunities, to include practitioners, clinical staff, allied health professionals and coders.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Information Management or/ Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse; BSN preferred.
Minimum of 7+ years of multi-entity health information and/or clinical/coding experience.
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology commensurate with the ability to correctly code various types of services and diagnoses.
Ability to communicate effectively with managers, clients and team members.
Demonstrates independent judgment, discretion, analytical skills and decision-making abilities.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and e-mail application.