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Coding Specialist Facility: MCMG Administration Location: ,

Coding Specialist Facility: MCMG Administration Location: ,

Job Description

  • Certificate
  • We are seeking highly motivated Coding Specialists to join our team and work in a dynamic work environment that is team oriented, professional, customer friendly and devoted to excellence.

    Opportunities available at our following locations:

    • MCMG Admin- Columbus, OH
    • MCMG Critical Care- Columbus, OH
     Job Description:
    The Coding Specialist will assign the appropriate diagnostic and procedural (ICD-9-CM and CPT) codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis and claims processing. The coding specialist will abstract data from medical record within specified time frames.

Job Requirements

High School diploma required. Certified Coding Specialist through AHIMA or Certified
Professional Coder through AAPC is required. Formal training in ICD-9-CM and CPT coding or previous work experience utilizing ICD-9-CM and CPT coding principles is required.  Minimum two years of input/output physician coding experience preferred. Must be able to work as a member of a team along with effective communication skills.

Job Duties Include:

•         Reviews and evaluates patient medical records to identify diagnoses and procedures and accurately assigns and sequences ICD-9-CM and/or CPT codes.  Abstracts and validates information.

•         Queries physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous or unclear for coding purposes.

•         Keeps abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements.  Brings identified concerns to manager.

•         Monitors, investigates and takes appropriate action for records that are not coded, billed or rejected.

•         Maintains internal databases for monitoring of records not completed.

•         Communicates documentation discrepancies, coding definitions, and questions to the medical staff and patient accounting for clarification in a professional and courteous manner.

•         Verifies and corrects information in a timely manner and reports correction to the Central Billing Office.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 90014193
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Coding Specialist Facility: MCMG Administration Location: ,

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