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Coder - Clinic in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

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Job Description

Job ID:  23461

Category:    Billing & Health Information

Facility:    Community Care Network, Inc. (Physician Practice) • Patient Accounting

Schedule:    Full-time • Days • Monday through Friday 8:00am -4:30pm • 80

Location:  Munster,  IN


Position: Coder – Clinic

Location: Billing Office - St. John Outpatient Center, St. John, IN 46373

Job Summary:

Under general supervision and according to industry standards, the Coder identifies and assigns diagnostic and procedure codes for distinct patient encounters from source documentation using ICD-9-CM and CPT. The Coder performs charge entry, review, reconciliation, and error correction tasks to ensure full and accurate charge capture.  Performs regular manual and electronic charge and coding audits.  The Coder should possess a thorough knowledge of the coding process, coding resource material, coding rules and guidelines and applicable classification systems.

Education/ Experience Requirements:

•       High School graduate (or GED equivalent) required. 

•       Completion of college course work in health information certificate or degree program preferred.

•       1-2 years professional billing/coding experience.  Physician practice setting preferred.

•       Evaluation and Management experience in a physician practice setting preferred.

•       Maintain active CPC, CCS, or RHIT certification through AHIMA or AAPC.  Physician based preferred.

•       Required to demonstrate billing/coding competency via standard department testing.

•       Must be able to utilize Microsoft office applications, perform internet navigation and research, and have prior experience using a computerized health information system.

•       Needs to be familiar with operating general office equipment, including but not limited to: scanner, fax machine, photocopy machine, printer and adding machine.

•       Must demonstrate effective communication & problem solving skills.

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