Coding Specialist - School of Osteopathic Medicine
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Coding Specialist - School of Osteopathic Medicine
Job no: 494812
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Categories: Administrative - Clerical, Clinical
SUMMARY: The physician coding specialist will code inpatient procedures, evaluation and management services, and inpatient and outpatient procedures submitted by the department physicians in accordance with current ICD-10CM and CPT requirements. Will inform physicians of changes that may affect reimbursement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Gathers necessary reports and chart documentation in order to properly abstract and code services provided to patients.
- Performs audits on outpatient services in accordance with established procedures and outpatient coding guidelines for capturing all diagnoses, visits, and procedures.
- Assigns the appropriate ICD-10, CPT, and HCPC codes with modifiers, as appropriate.
- Captures all services documented by the physicians from pathology reports.
- Serves as a resource regarding insurance resolutions and coding questions.
- Reconciles rejections and edits in a timely and expedient manner.
- Queries the physicians on services where documentation is inconsistent and/or incomplete for coding purposes. Codes only those services that are supported with acceptable documentation.
- Provides education to physicians within practice to enhance their billing capability on a monthly basis. Provides feedback to physicians on their coding and/or documentation.
- Works with IRT on coding updates and entry into billing system.
- Participates in all audits that affect the Department and coordinates the appropriate information to auditors.
- Keeps up-to-date on all procedures, guidelines, notices, and policies related to areas of coding and reimbursement.
- Understands and adheres to Rowan University’s compliance standards as they appear in the School’s Code of Conduct. Completes all University Office of Business Conduct training.
- Acts as a resource to medical coders.
- Assists in the development and implementation of policies related to documentation and coding.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must be CPC or CCS-P certified with a minimum of three years related experience. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and third-party payer coding and billing regulations. Knowledge of Medicare Teaching Physician documentation requirements.
NOTE: Only completed, online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered.
Advertised: Nov 12 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Nov 25 2020 11:55 PM Eastern Standard Time