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SSM Health Coder, Hospital Outpatient in Jefferson City, Missouri

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Full Time. Monday - Friday. Coding and charging for Emergency Room Records. Ideal candidate will show strong a ttention to detail and able to work remotely without distractions.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assigns accurate diagnostic and procedure codes according to clinical documentation and official coding guidelines for outpatient hospital accounts.

  • Reviews HCPCS charges and codes for appropriateness of modifiers in relation to NCCI/CCI edits. Enters in accurate charge information, when appropriate

  • Monitors assigned work queues to ensure all records are charged in a timely matter.

  • Generates coding queries for clarification regarding physician documentation as needed

  • Stays abreast of all changes in coding conventions and coding updates

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE

  • One year experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Rare climbing.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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