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Outpatient Coder Specialist

Company: Kaiser
Location: Kula
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

, Emergency Departments, and other select OP records. This responsibility requires appropriate code assignment for physician-documented patient diagnoses, conditions and procedures; utilizing various coding classification schemes including ICD- 10CM (may include PCS), and HCPCS/CPT.All work will be carried out in accordance with the: International Classification of Diseases - Official Coding Guidelines for coding and reporting as established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS); American Medical Association (CPT) -National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI), and Kaiser Permanente organizational/institutional coding directives. Ability to communicate with physicians in order to obtain clarification for diagnoses/procedures. Ability to understand the clinical content of the health record and abstract the data in the patient health information record data as well as perform other duties as assigned.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Upholds and maintains Maui Health Systems Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and all applicable state, federal and local laws. Reviews patient health information record to: identify and assign appropriate codes for diagnoses, procedures, and other services rendered. Basic Qualifications: Experience
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  • Minimum one (1) year of Certified Coding experience. Education
  • High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.
  • Post high school coursework in medical records administration, anatomy, physiology and medical terminology. License, Certification, Registration
  • Coding Specialist Certificate OR Registered Health Information Administrator Certificate OR Registered Health Information Technician Certificate OR Professional Coder Certificate Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated competence with personal computers, networks, and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10), Current Procedure Terminology (CPT4), and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding system, and other related documentation requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand clinical content of a health record. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum three (3) consecutive years of experience as a Certified Hospital Coder.
  • Previous experience of coding in a hospital license space.
  • Successful completion of Certified Coding Specialist Program through American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).Job Schedule: Job Category: Health Information Management

Keywords: Kaiser, Maui , Outpatient Coder Specialist, Other , Kula, Hawaii

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