• Oncology Surgical Coder

    Job Number
    246389
    Facility
    BH Corporate Office
    Department
    HIMS Coding-BMG
    Address : Street
    455 West 5th Place Ste 101
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Mesa
    Additional Locations
    US-AZ-Phoenix | US-AR-Remote | US-IA-Remote | US-ND-Remote | US-UT-Remote | US-WA-Remote | US-TX-Remote | US-AZ-Yuma | US-CO-Greeley | US-WY-Worland | ...
    Work Schedule
    Day
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    HIMS / Coding
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    The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we’re excited about what the future holds for health care. That’s why we’re changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better.  The future of health care starts here. If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you. Apply today.

     

    Our Coding team is looking for an experienced Oncology /Hematology Coder with at least 1 yr of experience. As a team member you will experience a cohesive and goal oriented team ennironment with highly motivated peers.

     

     

    Our remote Coder are required to live in  Arizona, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Iowa, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming!

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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    About Banner Health
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    Job Summary

    Evaluates medical records, provides clinical abstracts and assigns appropriate clinical diagnosis and procedure codes in accordance with nationally recognized coding guidelines.


    Essential Functions

  • Analyzes medical information from medical records. Accurately codes diagnostic and procedural information in accordance with national coding guidelines and appropriate reimbursement requirements. Consults with medical providers to clarify missing or inadequate record information and to determine appropriate diagnostic and procedure codes. Provides thorough, timely and accurate assignments of ICD and/or CPT4 codes, MS-DRGs, APCs, POAs and reconciliation of charges.

  • Abstracts clinical diagnoses, procedure codes and documents other pertinent information obtained from the medical record into the electronic medical records. Seeks out missing information and creates complete records, including items such as disease and procedure codes, point of origin code, discharge disposition, date of surgery, attending physician, consulting physicians, surgeons and anesthesiologists, and appropriate signatures/authorizations. Refers inconsistent patient treatment information/documentation to coding quality analysis, supervisor or individual department for clarification/additional information for accurate code assignment

  • Provides quality assurance for medical records. For all assigned records and/or areas assures compliance with coding rules and regulations according to regulatory agencies for state Medicaid plans, Center for Medicare Services (CMS), Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), as well as company and applicable professional standards.

  • As assigned, compiles daily and monthly reports; tabulates data from medical records for research or analysis purposes.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and specialized formal training equivalent to the two year certification course in medical record keeping principles and practices, anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology, standard nomenclature, and classification of diagnoses and operations, or an Associates degree in a related health care field.

    Must demonstrate a level of knowledge and understanding of ICD and CPT coding principles as recommended by the American Health Information Management Association coding competencies, and as normally demonstrated by certification by the American Academy of Professional Coders. Six months providing coding services within a broad range of health care facilities. Must be able to achieve an acceptable accuracy rate on the coding test administered by the hiring facility according to pre-established company standards.

    Must be able to work effectively with common office software, coding software, and abstracting systems.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) in an active status or or Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) with American Health Information Management Association or American Academy of Professional Coders is preferred. Will consider experience in lieu of certification/degree. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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