Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-PHOENIX
    Requisition ID
    2019-23321
    Shift
    01 - Days
    Department
    HIM Coding
    Facility
    Support Services
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    2500 W UTOPIA
    Work Hours
    8:00am to 4:30 pm
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    High School Diploma or GED Required

    Experience
    Other Inpatient: Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, knowledge of medical record requirements, HIPAA privacy rules, and assigning and sequencing ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes.

    Outpatient:
    Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, knowledge of medical record requirements, HIPAA privacy rules, and assigning and sequencing ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCs codes.
    Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    CCA (Certified Coding Apprentice) with successful certification of CCS in 6 months OR

    Inpatient:
    CCS (Certified Coding Specialist), or
    CIC (Certified Inpatient Coder), or
    RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) or
    RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator)

    Outpatient:
    CPC-H (Certified Professional Coder-Hospital Outpatient), or
    CPC (Certified Professional Coder), or
    COC (Certified Outpatient Coder), or
    CCS (Certified Coding Specialist), or
    RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) or
    RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator)

    Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Assigns and sequences ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT and HCPCS codes through review of inpatient or outpatient clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate for billing, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance.
    • Inpatient: Assigns and sequences ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS diagnostic and procedural codes for inpatient accounts within HonorHealth. Reviews physician documentation & coding for appropriateness & accuracy and makes corrections following Medicare & AMA coding guidelines. Utilizes electronic medical record and computer-assisted coding (CAC) software. Addresses applicable coding edits. Assigns DRGs as applicable.

      Outpatient: Assigns and sequences ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCs diagnostic and procedural codes for outpatient accounts within HonorHealth. Reviews physician documentation & coding for appropriateness & accuracy and makes corrections following Medicare & AMA coding guidelines. Utilizes electronic medical record and computer-assisted coding (CAC) software. Addresses NCCI, OCE, LCD, and other applicable coding edits.
    • Inpatient: Complies with system-wide coding practices to meet corporate compliance guidelines and to ensure appropriate and effective reimbursement with Patient Financial Services, medical staff and various departments. Reviews and analyzes medical records for accurate ICD code selection.

      Outpatient: Complies with system-wide coding practices to meet corporate compliance guidelines and to ensure appropriate and effective reimbursement with Patient Financial Services, medical staff and various departments. Reviews and analyzes medical records for accurate ICD and CPT code selection.
    • Inpatient/Outpatient: Communicates and assists in education with an audience that may include physicians and clinical staff.
    • Inpatient: Assists Patient Financial Services with interpretation and selection of appropriate ICD codes and /or other information requested for accurate billing and reimbursement. Possesses knowledge and understanding of failed bill parameters.

      Outpatient: Assists Patient Financial Services with interpretation and selection of appropriate ICD, CPT, and HCPCs codes and /or other information requested for accurate billing and reimbursement. Possesses knowledge and understanding of failed bill parameters.
    • Inpatient/Outpatient: Performs outpatient charge validation/reconciliation for outpatient coding to ensure all submitted charges are posted timely and balance with total submitted charges. Assigns charges as applicable.
    • Inpatient/Outpatient: Resolves routine coding issues/problems and appropriately seeks assistance from supervisor.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



    It is the policy of HonorHealth to provide equal opportunity in employment. Selection and employment of applicants will be made on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

    Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity poster.

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