Baylor Scott & White Health Remote Coder II - Outpatient in Temple, Texas
The Health Information Coder II analyzes and interprets documentation from medical records and completes accurate coding of hospital-based diagnoses and procedures and professional fee coding of diagnosis and procedures, charge review, E/M assignment and charge router. The Health Information Coder II communicates with providers for missing documentation or questions regarding documentation and offers guidance and education when needed.
Individuals in this role may code one time ancillary/series, emergency department, observation, day surgery, and/or professional fee to include evaluation and management (E/M) coding. For professional fee coding, individuals in this role will be proficient for inpatient and outpatient, for multi-specialties. The Health Information Coder II utilizes the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10CM. ICD-10-PCS) and Physicians Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding systems and other coding references to ensure accurate coding.
Ideal candidates will be proficient in three or more types of outpatient coding and possess a sound knowledge of medical coding rules, regulations, and compliance utilizing ICD 9 or ICD 10. Ideal candidates will also possess strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology as well as working knowledge of insurance processes and reconciliation regarding the denial process.
• Location/Facility Health Information Management at Temple
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• Specialty/Department/Practice Health Information Management - Outpatient/ED
• Shift/Schedule Days / Full-time
• Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*:
• Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
• 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
• Tuition Reimbursement
• PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!
• Associate's Degree or equivalent experience required
• RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CCA, CPC, CPC-P, COC, CIC or CIRCC certification required
• Minimum of two years of experience required
As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.