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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

Hospital”rules 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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