Riverside Medical Group is currently seeking a full-time Certified Coder.
This position will not be working remotely.
Job Summary: This position will be coding family practice. The coder is responsible for following all national standards of coding and the Riverside policies and procedures associated with the coding classification schemes (HCPCS, ICD9-CM, CPT and ICD10/CM). Assigns diagnostic and procedure codes to simple record types up to highly complex record types. The Coder must be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of coding and abstracting skills. Ensures high quality documentation that is thorough, accurate and complete to ensure accurate reimbursement capture. Reviews charts and entire medical records, assigning ICD and CPT code combinations to each data element. Must have extensive knowledge of medical terminology, the human disease process, anatomy and physiology. Audits for documentation opportunities and queries clinical staff to fill in any gaps to clarify confusing, incomplete or conflicting information and obtain any needed additional documentation. Contacts and works with physicians as needed for clarification of details of disease process or clarification of documentation to ensure correct coding. Assists patient financial services with questions on coding and billing edits. Under limited supervision, organizes and prioritizes assigned work to ensure that work is completed within the assigned time frame. Mentor and assist in training of other coders within the department. Must be able to pass an ICD-10-CM competency test with a score of 85% or better. Must participate in specialty specific coding training.
Requirements: High School Diploma/GED Required; CPC, CPMA, COC, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-A, or CPC-A required. Two years' experience in medical practice coding is preferred. Training in ICD10 coding with certification of completion accepted and can count for 1 year experience. Coding specialty certification can count in lieu of 1 year of experience.