Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance

  • Coder - Certified

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/23/2018 5:48 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1325
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Central Business Office
  • Overview

    The Certified Coder assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management, ensuring that charges are coded and consistent with documentation and applicable coding policies.

    Responsibilities

    • Reviews and abstracts patient medical records to assign diagnoses, treatments, and surgical procedures for professional services
    • Ensures all services documented in the patient’s medical record are coded with appropriate diagnoses and procedure codes
    • Utilizes query process when services are not documented appropriately
    • Enters codes into practice management system and rectifies errors in the pre-processor and post-processor editing systems
    • Provides education to providers regarding results of periodic audits while maintaining exceptionally high degree of professionalism
    • Maintains a working knowledge, and stay abreast of, CPT-4, ICD-10, HCPCS coding principles, modifier usage, medical terminology, governmental regulations, protocols and third party payer requirements pertaining to billing, coding and documentation

    Qualifications

    • Good working knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy
    • Maintains a daily average of 35-45 surgical charts per day
    • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
    • 3+ years of surgical coding 

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