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Coding Coordinator – Outpatient Req. Number: 30123049
Beaumont Health

Location: Southfield, Michigan
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Coding – QA
Job Type:
Full-Time

Introduction

Join our Beaumont Health team. We are a leader and innovator in health care. Our mission is to provide compassionate, extraordinary care every day. And our no-quit attitude is in everything we do. In every department. So besides career opportunities and advancement, you’ll help make your community stronger. Healthier. Join Beaumont, and feel better about helping others get better.

Position Title: Coding Coordinator – Outpatient
Req. Number: 30123049

Job Description

Position Title: Coding Coordinator – Outpatient
Req. Number: 30123049

General Summary: Responsible for coordination of employees and processes in assigned areas of HIM Clinical Coding, and Coding Audit; Inpatient, Outpatient , Emergency and Professional Coding Performs quality and compliance audits. Reviews medical record documentation to determine coding accuracy.
Essential Duties:

1. Oversees variety of duties which can include: serves as an expert coding resource for HIM Management, physicians, office staff and service line coders. (Facility and Professional coding), review of denials and rejections including HIM work queues, complex coding issues, and quality initiatives.

2. Maintains expert coding knowledge (ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT/HCPCS) and understanding of government regulations, third party payor requirements and various reimbursement methodologies (MS-DRG, APR-DRG, APC, Rehab CMG, RVU),

3. Coordination of staffs day to day operations, assists in trouble shooting issues, problem solving and resolution of customer service and/or billing issues. Identify problematic coding trends based on audit activity to provide ongoing training and education.

4. Monitors goals & objectives for assigned area to assist in achieving turnaround times, staff productivity and quality.

5. Assists in interviews, training, counseling, audits, and evaluating performance of staff.

6. May compile statistics, weekly & monthly reports and employees schedules.

7. Coordinates responses to payer audits for reconsideration process (appeal preparation).

Required Qualifications

Standard Qualifications:
Bachelors or Associates Degree in Health Information Management or related field

Minimum of 3-5 years of acute care coding experience

RHIA, RHIT, or CCS certification

Other Qualifications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to prioritize duties. Excellent organizational and time-management skills. Ability to work independently and meet deadlines. Computer application skills (Windows, Microsoft Office)

Apply Online: http://www.beaumont.org

Posted: August 9, 2019 at 4:26 PM
Post ID: 41660

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