CODER II Full-time Days THPG

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
95570
Department:
Coding - Reimbursement
Area of Interest:
Health Information Management
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Organization for Physicians

Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Organization for Physicians seeks to hire a Coder II to work full-time days.

Position Location:
Texas Health Physicians Group | 9229 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75243

Hours: Monday -Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

EDUCATION Required:
H.S. Diploma or GED

Associate's Degree- Preferred

EXPERIENCE Required:
2 Years Coding experience.
Completion of college level courses in medial terminology, anatomy and physiology.

LICENSES / CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:

CPC- Certified Professional Coder
CCS-P Certified Coding Specialist - Physician based

***Specialty certification such as CGSC, COSC, CCC, etc. Is Preferred.

Responsible for abstracting and assigning valid CPT, ICD-9/10, and HCPCS codes to ensure appropriate reimbursement in accordance with federal, state, and private health plans as well as organization and regulatory guidance. This role is typically responsible for moderately complex coding with general oversight.

Essential Functions:
•Accurately abstracts information from the medical records assigns ICD-9/10-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS level II codes in compliance with established guidelines. Provides codes to various departments upon request.
•Reviews supporting clinical documentation for hospital based services and procedures to ensure accurate code assignment in support of third party payer guidelines. Maintains documentation to record/track discrepancies.
•Validates charges using appropriate tools and validates diagnosis with the medical documentation provided.
•Compares hospital charges posted against procedures coded and identifies any discrepancies. Notifies leadership of any discrepancies and collaborated to rectify the same.
•Participates in special projects and completes other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:
• Thorough understanding of health insurance and medical costs.
• Knowledge of third party billing regulations, professional operations, and third party payer requirements.
• Must be able communicate effectively.
• Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills.
• Must processes a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.
• Must have proficient computer skills, with the ability to learn internal application systems.

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent, required.
Associates Degree in related field, preferred.
2 years of coding experience. Completion of college level courses in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, or similar, required.

LICENSE / CERTIFICATION:
CPC - Certified Professional Coder, required.
CCS-P - Certified Coding Specialist - Physician-based, required.
Other Specialty certification such as
CGSC, COSC, CCC, etc, preferred.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Organization for Physicians (THOP) is Texas Health Resources' 501(a) not-for-profit health corporation offering employment opportunities for administration staff that service providers of Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG). THOP provides services for member physicians that help them get back to what they do best -- practice medicine. From an affordable electronic medical record to comprehensive practice support services and group purchasing power, physicians and their patients benefit from being a part of THPG.
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