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SSM Health Coder, Hospital Outpatient in Saint Louis, Missouri

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

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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