Same Day Surgery Coder HIMS Remote
Company: Banner Health
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: November 17, 2022
Coding-Acute Care Hospital
**Primary Location Salary Range:**
$21.20/hr - $31.81/hr, based on education & experience
In accordance with Colorado's EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency
Great careers are built at Banner Health! We understand that
talented professionals appreciate having options. We are proud to
offer our team members many career and lifestyle choices including
remote work options.
**Banner's Acute Care / Facility (** **Same Day Surgeries) Coding
Team** has 10 members and will have 13 when fully staffed, that
code a variety of surgical/ SDS/ OBS/ OP Complex accounts. You will
have the remarkable opportunity to work remotely and still be part
of an engaged team who works hard every day to make healthcare
easier, so life can be better for the patients we care for at more
than 25 facilities across multiple states.
Are you a superstar coder looking for the opportunity to code a
wide variety of accounts? Do you have Surgical Coding (multiple
specialties) experience? This **Medical Coder - Acute Care Facility
(Same Day Surgeries) Surgical Coder is working in a variety of
multiple specialties, and Observation visits** , needing solid CPT
skills in a variety of encounters/surgery types, working knowledge
of PCS coding fundamentals, and experience addressing NCCI edits
and applying appropriate modifiers. Ideally, this person has at
least 1 year working as a Same Day Surgery Coder. Production
expectations are approximately 3.7 charts/hour. In most of our
Coding roles, there is a Coding Assessment given after each
**This is a** **fully remote position** **and available if you live
in the following states only: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID,
IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE,** **NM,** **NV, NY, OH, OK,
OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI & WY.**
**The hours are flexible** as we have remote Coders across the
Nation. Generally, any 8 hour period between 7am - 7pm can work,
with production being the greatest emphasis.
Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to
apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a
nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and
rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your
background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology,
Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many
options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.
This position evaluates medical records, provides clinical
abstracts and assigns appropriate clinical diagnosis and procedure
codes in accordance with nationally recognized coding
1. Analyzes medical information from medical records. Accurately
codes diagnostic and procedural information in accordance with
national coding guidelines and appropriate reimbursement
requirements. Consults with medical providers to clarify missing or
inadequate record information and to determine appropriate
diagnostic and procedure codes. Provides thorough, timely and
accurate assignments of ICD and/or CPT4 codes, MS-DRGs, APCs, POAs
and reconciliation of charges.
2. Abstracts clinical diagnoses, procedure codes and documents
other pertinent information obtained from the medical record into
the electronic medical records. Seeks out missing information and
creates complete records, including items such as disease and
procedure codes, point of origin code, discharge disposition, date
of surgery, attending physician, consulting physicians, surgeons
and anesthesiologists, and appropriate signatures/authorizations.
Refers inconsistent patient treatment information/documentation to
coding quality analysis, supervisor or individual department for
clarification/additional information for accurate code
3. Provides quality assurance for medical records. For all assigned
records and/or areas assures compliance with coding rules and
regulations according to regulatory agencies for state Medicaid
plans, Center for Medicare Services (CMS), Office of the Inspector
General (OIG) and the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA),
as well as company and applicable professional standards.
4. As assigned, compiles daily and monthly reports; tabulates data
from medical records for research or analysis purposes.
5. Works independently under regular supervision. Uses specialized
knowledge for accurate assignment of ICD/CPT and MS-DRG codes
according to national guidelines. May seek guidance for correct
interpretation of coding guidelines and LCDs (Local Coverage
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and
specialized formal training equivalent to the two year
certification course in medical record keeping principles and
practices, anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology,
standard nomenclature, and classification of diagnoses and
operations, or an Associate's degree in a related health care
Must demonstrate a level of knowledge and understanding of ICD and
CPT coding principles as recommended by the American Health
Information Management Association coding competencies, and as
normally demonstrated by certification by the American Academy of
Professional Coders. Six months providing coding services within a
broad range of health care facilities. Must be able to achieve an
acceptable accuracy rate on the coding test administered by the
hiring facility according to pre-established company standards.
Must be able to work effectively with common office software and
coding software and abstracting systems.
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered
Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist
(CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) in an active status or
Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) with American Health
Information Management Association or American Academy of
Professional Coders is preferred. Will consider experience in lieu
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
DATE APPROVED 11/15/2011
Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.
Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.
Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and
does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
age, or disability
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