Department:OH1CS_40800_000 Hospice Program
Expected Weekly Hours:40
Position Purpose:At Mount Carmel, we’re committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients and communities. Our colleagues – people like you – share our passion for always going above and beyond to provide the highest standards of care.
Job Description Details:
Our Physician Coding and Business Analyst is responsible for the review of medical records and assignment of appropriate diagnostic and procedural (ICD- 10-CM and CPT) codes for the billing of services. Analyzes the admitting nurse and physician documentation contained in the medical record and assigns the appropriate codes in the Allscripts system for the services provided.
- Relationship-based Care: Creates a caring and healing environment that keeps the patient and family at the center of care throughout their experience at Mount Carmel Hospice.
- Reviews and evaluates patient medical records to identify diagnoses and procedures and accurately assigns and sequences ICD-10-CM and CPT codes for the billing of hospice services.
- Maintains internal data base for monitoring of records not billable. Tracks issues (such as missing documentation in Allscripts) that require follow up to facilitate coding in a timely fashion.
- Communicates documentation discrepancies, coding definitions and questions to the medical staff for clarification in a professional and courteous manner.
- Attends educational opportunities to enhance knowledge in coding and reimbursement systems and maintains coding certification.
- Education: High School diploma or equivalent required. An associate's degree in Health Information Management Technology or a related field is preferred.
- Licensure / Certification: Certification as RHIA, RHIT, CPC, or CCS-P is required.
- Experience: One year of experience in coding for professional services in a clinic or physician office setting is required.
- Effective Communication Skills
- Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes, and diagnostic and procedural coding, as normally obtained through a coding certificate program, or degree in Health Information Technology or Health Information Management.
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