Coder - Clinic in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 26433

Category:   Billing & Health Information

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

Schedule:   Full-time • Days • M-F 8:00 am - 4:30pm • 80

Location: Munster, IN

  • 3-5 years experience preferred

  • Position: Coder – Clinic

    Location: 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-10-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).  Associate or Bachelor degree preferred.
    • 3-5 years of professional coding experience preferred.
    • Possess in-depth knowledge of the CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS coding systems and maintain active CPC, CCS-P, or RHIT certification.
    • Must be able to navigate Microsoft office as well as have prior experience using a practice management computer application.
    • 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 and problem-solving skills.

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