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Physician Coder I - Orlando Health Patient Accounting - Day Shift

 

Physician Coder I - Orlando Health Patient Accounting - Day Shift - Orlando Health Heart Institute

PositionSummary

Accuratelyand efficiently accesses hospital billing and information systems to secure andassemble all necessary physician records in order to accurately code and billprofessional physician and/or physician extender services.

Education/Training

HS Diplomaor equivalent.

Completionof coding certificate program required

Computer/typingliteracy, working knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Medical terminologyrequired.

Thoroughknowledge of CPT, ICD as evidenced by results of coding skills test.

Licensure/Certifications

Mustmaintain one of the following national certifications:

CertifiedProfessional Coder-Apprentice (CPC-A) through the American Academy ofProfessional Coders renewed every year

CertifiedProfessional Coder (CPC) through the American Academy of Professional Codersrenewed every year

CertifiedCoding Specialist (CCS) through the American Health Information ManagementAssociation (AHIMA) renewed every year.

CertifiedCoding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) through the American Health InformationManagement Association

(AHIMA)renewed every year.

CertifiedCoding Associate (CCA) through the American Health Information ManagementAssociation (AHIMA) renewed every year.

Experience

Minimum ofone year coding or billing experience in professional or physician practicecoding.

EssentialFunctions

Reviewsmedical records and codes physician services utilizing current ICD and CPTclassifications systems.

Verifiesbillable physician services by reviewing physician documentation for adherenceto the Physician At Teaching

Hospitalrules set forth by the federal government.

Submits totheir Senior Coder any issues or trends found within the documentation of aparticular physician for

evaluationand follow up.

Assemblesand inputs coding results into the current Practice Management billing systemin order to expedite proper

billing.

Batches andbalances daily charges checking provider, place of service, date of service,referring physician, diagnoses

andprocedures

Collaborateswith members of the specialty team to monitor and satisfy corporate financialgoals within their specialty.

Interfaceswith the Central Business Office to ensure appropriate and complete follow upof patient accounts in order

to maximizereimbursement.

Communicateseffectively with physicians, physician extenders, physician offices, members ofthe coding team and

manager.

Utilizesresource material available in department to support accurate coding practices.

Maintainspatient confidentiality.

Demonstratesgood communication skills both verbal and written.

Providesdata for production reports

Maintains90% accuracy rate.

Maintainsreasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Healthpolicies, the ADA, FMLA and other

federal, stateand local standards.

Maintainscompliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

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