United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)
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Full Time Certified Coder
at United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)
FULL TIME, 8a - 430p M-F
Responsible for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of inpatient and outpatient clinical coding; validates accuracy of coded information and MS-DRG assignment to ensure compliance and proper facility reimbursement. Also works closely with the Hospital Billing Department and assists with the hospital unbilled report. Codes final diagnoses and procedures for inpatient admissions and outpatient admissions at TSJH to include: ambulatory surgery, emergency room visits, pain management, medical observation, inpatient surgery, outpatient testing and all other applicable inpatient/outpatient admissions using ICD-10-CM and CPT coding procedures. Reviews each record to ensure documentation substantiates the code assignments. Queries physicians when code assignment is not supported by documentation within coding guidelines and compliance. Abstracts all records with proper physician assignment, dates, admission status, discharge disposition codes and POA status. Assists with coding final diagnoses and procedures at OPSS for all outpatient admissions using the ICD-10-CM coding classification system and CPT coding procedures.
Successful obtainment and maintenance of the AHIMA credential CCS (Certified Coding Specialist) preferred or successful obtainment and maintenance of AAPC credential CID and or COC. Will consider experience in lieu of credentials.