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Job: HIM Coder II

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Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Practice Administrator or the Financial Manager the Coder II is responsible for assigning specialty ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes, CPT-4 procedure codes and HCPCs codes as appropriate in conjunction with the observation of records in order to ensure that maximum reimbursement is achieved and a valid database is available for research, reporting, quality and improvement activities. The Coder II is also responsible for the accurate and timely electronic billing of claims to designated payors and the Medicare intermediary; follow-up and collection of amounts due for services rendered. Process bills to insurance companies and patients in accordance with practice policies to insure account balances are collected.  Handles telephone and correspondence inquiries and follow-up regarding patient account billings. The Coder II will also utilize specialized Coding/Billing knowledge to assist in the ongoing training of current and future SJMC Physician Services staff. 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of two (2) years experience with inpatient and/or outpatient coding required.
  • CPC, RHIA, RHIT, and/or CCS certification required.
  • High School graduate or equivalent required.
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Health Information Technology Management preferred.

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