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CommonSpirit Health Coder Physician Billing Office in DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Responsibilities

MercyOnes Physician Billing Office is looking for a Medical Coder to join their team. The Coder is responsible for abstracting and assigning valid CPT, ICD-9/10, and HCPCS codes to ensure appropriate reimbursement.

What you will do:

  • Accurately abstracts information from the service documentation, assigns and sequences appropriate CPT, ICD-9/10, and HCPCS codes into the appropriate billing systems, ensuring compliance with established guidelines.

  • Responsible for working encounters in the coding work queue or task lists in a timely manner.

  • Meets or exceeds organizational coding production and quality standards.

  • Understands and applies regulatory changes and stays current with coding updates, for example NCCI and MUE edits.

  • Reviews and resolves coding denials.

MercyOne provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Wellness Program

Whether you are an experienced Coder 'who's seen it all' or a working toward that, we invite you to join MercyOne Des Moines today and experience it with us!

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • One year physician coding experience preferred.

  • Previous Electronic Health Record experience preferred.

License/Certification:

  • Coding Certification through American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Specialist Physician Based (CCS-P)OR the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required.

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Requisition ID 2021-155204

Employment Type Full Time

Department Physician Coding

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne

Location IA-DES MOINES

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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