Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-PHOENIX
    Requisition ID
    2019-20011
    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
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Overview

    Candidates for this position must be located in the state of Arizona.

    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
    Inpatient: Two years experience in coding complex inpatient accounts including extended length of stay and extensive surgical and or medical accounts.

    Outpatient: Two years experience in coding complex outpatient accounts which may include: Extensive emergency department trauma, newborn, obstetrics, day surgery, and observation.
    Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    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-P (Certified Coding Specialist-Phys Based) 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. Codes complex accounts which requires advanced expertise in coding subject matters.
    • 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 in accordance to Medicare and American Medical Association (AMA) coding guidelines. Utilizes electronic medical record and computer-assisted coding (CAC) software. Codes complex accounts. Assigns DRGs as applicable.

      Outpatient: Assigns and sequences ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCs diagnostic and procedural codes for multiple outpatient accounts such as (same day surgery, endoscopy, ED/Trauma, breast health, or other more complex patient type) within HonorHealth. Reviews physician documentation & coding for appropriateness & accuracy in accordance to Medicare and American Medical Association (AMA) coding guidelines. Utilizes electronic medical record and computer-assisted coding (CAC) software. Codes complex accounts. Addresses NCCI, OCE, LCD, and other applicable coding edits.
    • Inpatient/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 code selection.
    • Inpatient/Outpatient: Maintains query communication with providers to ensure timely notification of identified documentation issues that may impact revenue or compliance.
    • Inpatient: Assists Patient Financial Services with interpretation of 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 of codes and /or other information requested for accurate billing and reimbursement. Possesses knowledge and understanding of failed bill parameters. Performs outpatient charge validation/ reconciliation to ensure all submitted charges are posted timely and balance with total submitted charges. Assigns charges as applicable.
    • Resolves routine coding issues/problems and appropriately seeks assistance from Coding Supervisor.
      Keeps supervisor informed of issues/problems and other such activities.
    • Participates in continuing education activities to enhance knowledge, skills, and keep credentials current.
    • 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.

    Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster.HonorHealth wants all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us at EmploymentOffice@HonorHealth.com . Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals with disabilities that are unable to use the online tools and is not intended for other purposes.

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