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Coder Same Day Surgery
Meritus Health

Location: Hagerstown MD 21742, Remote
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Coder
Job Type:
Full-Time

Introduction

REMOTE, Full-time Coder for Same-day Surgery position available with Meritus Health, western Maryland’s largest health care provider.

**This remote opportunity excludes residents of NY, CT and CA.

Job Description

This position is responsible to provide high quality coding of diagnoses & procedures on Same Day Surgery, Ambulatory Surgery, Observation and assigned Recurring Account charts, with ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS & CPT coding systems, after an extensive review of the clinical documentation/chart.   This position is also required to abstract data elements for internal and external data submissions as required by CMS, HSCRC and other regulatory agencies. This position requires extensive knowledge of CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) coding system. This position is responsible to code Same Day Surgery, Ambulatory Surgery, Observation, Cardiac Cath, Pain Clinic, Outpatient vascular procedures, Outpatient LDRP, Recurring Wound Clinic and IV Infusion accounts. The high quality of the coding in this position is essential for accurate billing, for internal & external reporting, as well as internal & external data analysis purposes. To accomplish this, this position requires thorough, ethical, accurate & high-quality coding practices to ensure Coding Compliance, high level of data quality and the expedition of reimbursement. As assigned, this position may also be assigned to code other work types as needed to maintain workflow of all work types to be within the bill hold and to maintain minimal Coding Days in AR/Accounts Receivables.

Required Qualifications

Education – Four-year degree acquired from an AHIMA approved program with RHIA credentials, or Two-year degree acquired from an AHIMA approved program with RHIT credentials, and/or CCS credentials, acquired through successful completion of AHIMA’s CCS exam; CPC or CPC-H credentials, acquired through successful completion of AAPC credentialed exam.

Experience – Minimum of three years hospital coding experience which includes coding of outpatient Same Day Surgery records using both ICD-10-CM and CPT-4, preferred; Demonstration of skills through completion of a hospital administered advanced coding test with a satisfactory score.

Licensure/Certification – At least one of the following: CCS (Certified Coding Specialist),CPC (Certified Professional Coder) RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator or  RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician).

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities – Must have an extensive knowledge of ICD-10 Coding systems, and CPT coding system, Federal Coding Guidelines, National Standards of Ethical Coding, UHDDS Reporting Guidelines, HSCRC State Reporting Guidelines; Must have extensive computer application experience, comprehensive analytic skills and ability to utilize multiple software programs to complete day to day coding tasks. Must have excellent human relation & communication skills, and must be able to tactfully and diplomatically address controversial and/or non-compliance issues with members of other departments and the Medical Staff.

Education Qualifications

Education – Four-year degree acquired from an AHIMA approved program with RHIA credentials, or Two-year degree acquired from an AHIMA approved program with RHIT credentials, and/or CCS credentials, acquired through successful completion of AHIMA’s CCS exam; CPC or CPC-H credentials, acquired through successful completion of AAPC credentialed exam.

 

Compensation/Benefits

Why Meritus Health?

Meritus Health, western Maryland’s largest health care provider, is located at the crossroads of western Maryland, southern Pennsylvania and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. With nearly 3,000 employees, 500 medical staff members and 240 volunteers, Meritus Health serves about 200,000 residents of the tristate region. Meritus Medical Center, the flagship facility of the health system, has more than 300 beds and is a Magnet® Recognized and Joint Commission accredited hospital. Meritus Health also includes Meritus Medical Group, a network of 20 medical practices with more than 100 providers; Meritus Home Health; and Equipped for Life, a medical equipment company.

Meritus Health Offers:

  • Completive compensation
  • An extensive benefits package
  • Opportunities for advancement within the Meritus Health network

Instructions for Resume Submission

Please apply via the link below:

For more information on careers with Meritus Health, please visit our Careers page:

Apply Online: http://bit.ly/3XLMJxk

Posted: November 29, 2022 at 12:50 PM
Post ID: 73369

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