Certified Medical Coder Job in Jacksonville, FL

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016

Ajilon Professional Staffing Jacksonville, FL

Company
Ajilon Professional Staffing
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
22459756.21499877
AJE Ref #
576145291
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type
Regular
Required Licenses/Certifications
df-aj

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span Certified Medical Coder Job Jacksonville, FL br   br   br   br This position reviews clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-9-CM, and/ or ICD-10- CM/PCS for billing, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance while maintaining an accuracy rate at or above 95%. br   br   br Both Inpatient and Outpatient Coders will resolve error reports associated with billing process, identify and report error patterns, and, when necessary, assist in design and implementation of workflow changes to reduce billing errors. Work collaboratively with HIM Staff, Clinical Documentation Specialists to ensure the most accurate and complete documentation to support accurate coding/billing. br   br   br Responsibilities: br   br Assigns codes for diagnoses, treatments, and procedures according to the appropriate classification system for inpatient or outpatient encounters. br Maintains an accuracy rate at or above 95%. br Reviews appropriate provider documentation to determine principal diagnosis, co-morbidities and complications, secondary conditions and surgical procedures. br Extracts required information from source documentation and enters into encoder and abstracting system. br Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and adheres to official coding guidelines. br Extracts required information from source documentation and enters into encoder and abstracting system. br Reviews daily system-generated error reports to correct or complete missing data elements. br Assists in implementing solutions to reduce back-end billing errors. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and adheres to official coding guidelines. br Inpatient Coders: br Utilizes technical coding principals and MS-DRG reimbursement expertise to assign appropriate ICD-9-CM and/ or ICD-10 CM/ PCS diagnoses and procedures. br Assigns present on admission (POA) value for inpatient diagnoses. br Identifies non-payment conditions (HAC) and when required, report through established procedures. br Reviews documentation to verify and, when necessary, correct the patient disposition upon discharge. br Outpatient Coders: br Utilizes technical coding principals and APC reimbursement expertise to assign appropriate ICD-9 and ICD-10-diagnoses and procedure codes as well as CPT/HCPCS codes and modifiers. br   br   br   br If you are an experienced Coder, and are passionate about what you do, we encourage you to apply! br   br /span