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Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Coder

Company: Harris Computer Systems
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

IMD is seeking a Medical Coder to join our team!

As the Medical Coder you will code medical records using ICD-10 CM and CPT-4 coding conventions. As well as review medical record to ensure specificity of diagnosis, procedures, and appropriate/optimal reimbursement for hospital and/or professional charges and abstracts information from medical records following established methods and procedures.

What your impact will be:

  • Reviews medical record documentation and accurately codes the primary and secondary diagnoses and procedures using ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding conventions.
  • Sequences diagnosis and procedures using coding guidelines.
  • Verifies DRG assignment as accurate.
  • Abstracts and compiles data from medical records for appropriate optimal reimbursement for hospital and/or professional charges.
  • Confers with Lead Coder for coding questions concerning medical diagnosis and procedures.
  • Ensures quality, accuracy, and completeness of work through self audit.
  • Works with billers to resolve discrepancies on denied claims.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of anatomy, medical terminology and procedures by reading trade journals and participating in continuing education programs.
  • Position can be remote, but requires some attendance in the IMD office.
  • Maintains and protects confidentiality in all aspects of patient health information, proprietary information, and employee information.
  • Manages customer/client interactions in a professional manner; responds promptly to requests for service and assistance, and meets those commitments.
  • Demonstrates the spirit of the philosophy, mission, and values of IMD through words and actions, and implements them into department processes, programs, and the working environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What we are looking for:

  • Requires at least six(6) months experience in abstracting and coding information from patient records using ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding systems, and DRG reimbursements.
  • High school diploma or GED; completed courses in medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Internet and medical billing and coding systems
  • Ability to work effectively and relate well to patients, clients, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the company.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing to individuals inside and outside the company.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands, and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

What we offer:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A casual work environment
  • Full range of employee benefits 401(k), Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability, AD&D)
  • Paid Vacation

About us:

The goal of Harris Affinity is to maximize the financial potential for healthcare providers. We accomplish this by bringing together the expertise and experience of 4 companies with deep roots in healthcare, including the QuadraMed revenue cycle management software, Decision Support software from MedAssets/Vizient, ERP software from Ormed, and outsourced revenue cycle management solutions and administrative services from IMD (Integrated Medical Delivery).

This role may come into contact with Protected Health Information, Personal Identifiable Information or Privacy Records, and it is essential that all employees adhere to confidentiality requirements as outlined in the Employee Handbook and Harris' Security and Privacy policies, as well as apply the concepts learned in the annual Security Awareness training.

#WeAreHarris

Keywords: Harris Computer Systems, Oklahoma City , Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Coder, Other , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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