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Clarke County Hospital Coder - Health Information Management in Osceola, Iowa

Company Overview

Join an award-winning team! Exceptional patient satisfaction reflects our positive work culture and our friendly staff throughout the hospital. We strive to make a difference by providing excellent, compassionate care.

Job Summary

This position ensures accurate coding and abstracting all types of patient records ?inpatient and outpatient. Ensures completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation in accordance with accrediting and regulatory agency requirements. Analyzes charges and documentation to ensure accurate charge capture and billing.

Key Accountability

  • Responsible for review, coding and abstracting of all professional charges for clinic records using the encoder or ICD-10-CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS books, into hospital computer system. Verifies all charges entered on the account.

  • Performs deficiency verification for outpatient, clinic, ER and inpatient records verifying all have pertinent and complete documentation, lab reports, x-ray reports, etc. for all services ordered. Verifies orders for testing performed are complete with date of order, testing ordered and completed, diagnosis, and practitioner signature before coding.

  • Enters ambulance, surgery supplies, anesthesia (CRNA charges) and professional charges for hospitalist.

  • Responsible for working all HIM work queues for coding issues, claim edits and deficiencies.

  • Adheres to official ICD-10-CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding and reporting guidelines.

  • Adheres to Local and National Coverage Decisions as distributed by Medicare and/or Title XIX.

  • Ensures completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation in accordance with accrediting and regulatory agency requirements.

  • Analysis and review of charges and documentation to ensure accurate charge capture and billing compliance..

  • Responsible for correctly abstracting data, i.e. disposition codes correct, date of service correct, place of service, service type correct, etc. when coding.

Benefits and Perks

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS)

  • Paid Time Off and Sick Leave

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Free Long Term Disability coverage

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Free access to workout equipment

  • Vision services discounts

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • OTC drug discount purchase

Equal Opportunity Employer

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