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Health Information Coder & Auditor

Company: Hospital For Behavioral Medicine
Location: Worcester
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

JOIN OUR TEAM AS A HEALTH INFORMATION CODER!Your Work Matters How will you make a difference?The Health Information Coder is responsible for accurate medical coding for inpatient and outpatient services, diagnostic tests and other medical services rendered to each patient, ensuring compliance with all state and federal laws, rules/regulations of licensing agencies. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adheres to official coding guidelines and the AAPCs ethical principles of professional conduct.Comply with all legal requirements regarding coding procedures and practices.Conduct audits and coding reviews to ensure all documentation is accurate and precise.Assign and sequence all codes for services rendered.Abstracts pertinent information from patient records. Assigns ICD10 CM/PCS codes and CPT codes to patient records with accuracy and of 95% or better.Collaborate with billing department to ensure all DNFB (discharged not Finial Billed) records are completed in a timely manner.Communicate with insurance companies about coding errors and disputes.Submit statistical data for analysis and research by other departments and completion by Physicians and Other Healthcare Professionals.Contact physician and other health care professionals with questions (queries) about treatments or diagnostic tests given to patients with regard to coding procedures.Your Experience Matters What were looking for:Education: High school diploma or GED and equivalent combination of education and experience.Licensure: Certification as a medical coder with AHIMA or AAPC preferred (CCS, CCA, CCS-P, CPC, CPMA)Experience: Minimum (3) three years of medical coding experience preferred. A minimum of 2 years of medical Coding in the mental health and chemical dependency field is preferred. Thorough knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology and medical terminology is required.Your Care Matters What we provide for our team:401(k) + matchingHealth insurance100% company-paid life insurance coverage up to 2x your annual salaryDental insurance100% company-paid long term disability insurancePaid time offPaid holidaysCafeteria on site + discounted mealsEmployee engagement eventsEmployee assistance programEmployee recognition programFree parkingWhat sets us apart?Career & training development opportunitiesDynamic and inclusive work environmentEngaged management team dedicated to your successA guiding mission and set of values that serve as both our north star and yours, anchoring our collective purpose and aspirationsDisclaimer: Select benefits are available to full-time positions only. Benefits are subject to change at the discretion of Hospital for Behavioral Medicine.Compensation:This is an on-site full-time role and the expected compensation range for this role is $20 - $26 hourly. Were eager to engage with all qualified candidates, and consideration will be provided to experience and skill level. Join us as our Health Information Coder!Get to know us Outstanding Care, Compassionate People, Unparalleled ServiceDiscover a fulfilling career at Hospital for Behavioral Medicine (HBM)!Welcome to the heart of mental health treatment innovation in Worcester, MA! HBM, a cutting-edge 120-bed inpatient facility, is the leading provider of exceptional therapeutic care, prioritizing patient comfort and safety. In proud collaboration with UMass Memorial Health Care, our facility is conveniently situated near the UMass Memorial Medical Center, allowing us to serve the community with unwavering dedication.At HBM, we go beyond inpatient care by offering an outpatient partial hospitalization program, ensuring continuous support while respecting the rhythm of daily lives. Our commitment to accessible care knows no bounds, as we emphasize availability irrespective of one's ability to pay.Join us in providing exceptional care and contributing to the well-being of individuals and families in need, and be a part of the transformative healthcare experience at Hospital for Behavioral Medicine.To learn more about HBM, visit us at: https://www.hospitalforbehavioralmedicine.com/TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE POSITIVE I.M.P.A.C.T.S.Individuals Maintaining Positive Attitude and Commitment To ServiceAt Hospital for Behavioral Medicine, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities.by Jobble

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