Coder - Per Diem Wound Care Center Mt Holly
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Healthcare-Nursing Assistant/Healthcare Technician/Patient Care Technician
Specialty Family Practice/Primary Care
Location 08060, Mount Holly, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Responsible for abstracting clinical information and assigning CPT-4 and ICD-9 codes from medical records and documents to support physicians professional fees, including but not limited to outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) services and procedures in accordance guidelines.

Position Responsibilities:

Abstract billing for outpatient evaluation and management codes, minor surgical procedure(s) and HCPCS (supplies and pharmaceuticals) codes from provider documentation to include; assignment of CPT-4, ICD-9-CM codes and modifiers.
Research simple coding/billing issues for the physicians to identify and recommend the most appropriate method of coding/billing. Research may involve interaction with such organizations as American Medical Association, specialty societies, or other coding consultants.
Analysis of the medical record to determine the appropriateness of coding and potential patterns of abuse. Including working with the Coding/Charge/Audit Analyst(s) to resolve the issue(s).

Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:
Minimum of two years outpatient records coding experience or equivalent desired
Experience in outpatient Wound Center/Hyperbaric Specialty coding desired
Ability to perform functions in a Microsoft Windows environment
Ability to be detailed oriented and perform tasks at a high level of accuracy
Ability to make sound decisions
Demonstrate good communication and team work skills
Previous experience with an electronic legal health record system preferred.

Required Education:
High School Diplma/GED