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Certified Medical Coder

Company: DEPENDABLE HEALTH SERVICES
Location: Tucson
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Certified Medical Coder (QA)Enjoy a rewarding career with us at Dependable Health Services. Our mission and vision are to provide the finest health care experience and education to our entire community including low-income and underserved members. We are seeking a motivated Certified Medical Coder driven by a passion to help others. Enjoy a cooperative teamwork environment and a company that is committed to its employees and the community we serve.POSITION SUMMARY: To accurately code and process home care medical records on a timely basis according to the guidelines of the ICD 10 classification system. Remains knowledgeable on all aspects of coding parameters and relevant/current regulations. Interprets these regulations in the context of coding and current staff practices.You Will Be Responsible For:Completes accurate coding for assigned agencies utilizing the agency's EMR and any "scrubbing" software to assess clinical records and apply appropriate ICD-10-CM codes.Reviews clinician documented OASIS and draft Plan of Care/485 and returns recommendations of edits to the clinician completing assessment and clinical supervisor/PI of agency. Resources CMS regulations, industry standards and coding convention as supported by clinical documentation.Provides clear written recommendations related to changes to plan of care following review of clinical documentation, referral information and documents from hospital/physician office.Identifies trends related to OASIS review, including those that could impact the agency's outcomes and/or process measures and shares with manager.Attends/participates in ongoing learning and education in ICD-10 coding, and industry and regulatory changes.Maintain quality of coding review with score of 95% or greater on ongoing quality audits.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:At least 1 year of home care experience in a Certified home care agencyExperience in diagnosis coding of home care records including OASIS reviewLICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:One of the following coding certifications:Home Care Coding Specialist: Diagnosis (HCS-D)Board Certified Home Health-Coding (BCHH-C)AND one of the following OASIS certifications:Certificate for OASIS Specialist - Clinical (COS-C)Home Care Clinical Specialist - OASIS (HCS-O)

Keywords: DEPENDABLE HEALTH SERVICES, Tucson , Certified Medical Coder, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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