Coder I - Professional Billing Services
Eskenazi Health

Indianapolis, Indiana

Posted in Medical and Nursing


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Job Info


Division:Eskenazi Health

Sub-Division:Hospital

Req ID:13047

Schedule:Full Time

Shift:Days

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

FLSA Status

• Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County; models Eskenazi Health's values
• Coding and Abstracting: Identifies and assigns the appropriate diagnosis, procedure, and evaluation and management (E&M) codes in accordance with coding guidelines and departmental standards; audits notes from providers to ensure the provider is coding in a compliant manner according to governmental rules and regulations; provides feedback to the provider if there are any questions or concerns; meets with providers face-to-face to review documentation and coding guidelines as necessary; maintains acceptable levels of performance related to productivity and quality standards
• Charge Entry: Captures charges accurately based on documentation, and integrates charges and codes appropriately; makes suggestions for additions to the fee schedules based upon recognition of new procedures and/or supplies
• Problem Solving: Utilizes available resources appropriately to maintain quality and consistency in coding, abstraction, and charge entry processes; follows a defined process to query the medical staff for completion and/or clarification of documentation necessary to ensure coding compliance and accuracy; brings any concerns/issues to management's attention with examples within the same date of discovery.
• Medical Necessity: Recognizes cases that require specific medical necessity coverage diagnoses, and applies Local Coverage Determination (LCD) policies as necessary
• Helps Accounts Receivable Specialists with questions and concerns to ensure claims are compliant and accurate for submission and payment
• Assists with training of new team members
• Software Applications: Utilizes applicable software to retrieve documentation, abstract data/codes, and retrieve work lists

• Requires a minimum of High School and certification as, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, COC, RHIA, or RHIT Knowledge of and proficiency in the ICD-10, CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding classification system, medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology

• 2 years prior coding experience in physician and/or mental health physician office//hospital setting
• Epic experience a plus
• Dental, vision and/or DME coding a plus
• Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits, and the healthcare billing process
• Diagnostic and therapeutic tests, surgical procedures, and medical record documentation standards and retrieval
• E&M guidelines, documentation requirements, and assignment for hospital inpatient and outpatient professional services
• Apply medical necessity coverage determinations as applicable, and seek coverage in the medical record documentation
• General computer skills, and ability to learn new skills quickly
• Computerized abstracting systems
• Revenue cycle process
• Experience with clinical documentation improvement programs
• Experience in concurrent coding environment
• Excellent and professional oral and written communication skills
• Excellent and professional customer service and organizational skills
• Ability to work as an effective team member
• Recognizes opportunities for improvement and brings them to management's attention with suggestions
• Sets and adjusts priorities to meet departmental goals
• Works independently and exercises professional judgment to meet daily operational demands
• Demonstrates team oriented, professional conduct when resolving operational issues which cross operational units within Eskenazi Health

• Maintains patient and family confidentiality
• Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
• Responsible for strict adherence to the policies on Confidentiality of Patient Medical Records
• Provides training, preceptor activities for new employees and/or students
• Abides by the standards approved by cooperating parties (AHIMA, AAPC, CMS, AHA, AMA and National Center for Health Statistics) when applying coding regulations
• Maintains credentials by accumulating necessary continuing education (CE) credit hours
• Notifies management if inappropriate or unethical coding practices are identified
• Meets departmental standards for productivity and quality
• Maintains all equipment in good operational condition, and notifies the Coding Team Lead if equipment is damaged or additional supplies are needed

Non-Exempt
The Professional Coder provides timely and accurate clinical coding and abstraction of inpatient and outpatient services as appropriate to facilitate compliant and optimized reimbursement, research, and PI initiatives. The Professional Coder is responsible for the coding, abstraction, and charge entry (as applicable) of one or more of the following: professional and facility services which may include evaluation and management services, ancillary/diagnostic services, and behavioral health services.

  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
• Continuous personal contacts with co-workers, students, inter/intradepartmental personnel and business office regarding coding and reimbursement of medical record
• Insurance carriers

• Ability to process information quickly, and concentrate effectively in disruptive and stressful environments
• Endures a normal day consisting of approximately 80% sitting and 20% walking
• Ability to carry 10-20 lbs over moderate distance

• Patient care areas, clinics, nursing offices
• May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from clinic or hospital campus
• Ability to work remote and keep production and quality at the team standard
• Communication with providers is key to our success, need to ensure you are able to do this with a remote position after 6 months of in-house training

Job Role Summary

• Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County; models Eskenazi Health's values
• Coding and Abstracting: Identifies and assigns the appropriate diagnosis, procedure, and evaluation and management (E&M) codes in accordance with coding guidelines and departmental standards; audits notes from providers to ensure the provider is coding in a compliant manner according to governmental rules and regulations; provides feedback to the provider if there are any questions or concerns; meets with providers face-to-face to review documentation and coding guidelines as necessary; maintains acceptable levels of performance related to productivity and quality standards
• Charge Entry: Captures charges accurately based on documentation, and integrates charges and codes appropriately; makes suggestions for additions to the fee schedules based upon recognition of new procedures and/or supplies
• Problem Solving: Utilizes available resources appropriately to maintain quality and consistency in coding, abstraction, and charge entry processes; follows a defined process to query the medical staff for completion and/or clarification of documentation necessary to ensure coding compliance and accuracy; brings any concerns/issues to management's attention with examples within the same date of discovery.
• Medical Necessity: Recognizes cases that require specific medical necessity coverage diagnoses, and applies Local Coverage Determination (LCD) policies as necessary
• Helps Accounts Receivable Specialists with questions and concerns to ensure claims are compliant and accurate for submission and payment
• Assists with training of new team members
• Software Applications: Utilizes applicable software to retrieve documentation, abstract data/codes, and retrieve work lists

• Requires a minimum of High School and certification as, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, COC, RHIA, or RHIT Knowledge of and proficiency in the ICD-10, CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding classification system, medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology

• 2 years prior coding experience in physician and/or mental health physician office//hospital setting
• Epic experience a plus
• Dental, vision and/or DME coding a plus
• Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits, and the healthcare billing process
• Diagnostic and therapeutic tests, surgical procedures, and medical record documentation standards and retrieval
• E&M guidelines, documentation requirements, and assignment for hospital inpatient and outpatient professional services
• Apply medical necessity coverage determinations as applicable, and seek coverage in the medical record documentation
• General computer skills, and ability to learn new skills quickly
• Computerized abstracting systems
• Revenue cycle process
• Experience with clinical documentation improvement programs
• Experience in concurrent coding environment
• Excellent and professional oral and written communication skills
• Excellent and professional customer service and organizational skills
• Ability to work as an effective team member
• Recognizes opportunities for improvement and brings them to management's attention with suggestions
• Sets and adjusts priorities to meet departmental goals
• Works independently and exercises professional judgment to meet daily operational demands
• Demonstrates team oriented, professional conduct when resolving operational issues which cross operational units within Eskenazi Health

• Maintains patient and family confidentiality
• Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
• Responsible for strict adherence to the policies on Confidentiality of Patient Medical Records
• Provides training, preceptor activities for new employees and/or students
• Abides by the standards approved by cooperating parties (AHIMA, AAPC, CMS, AHA, AMA and National Center for Health Statistics) when applying coding regulations
• Maintains credentials by accumulating necessary continuing education (CE) credit hours
• Notifies management if inappropriate or unethical coding practices are identified
• Meets departmental standards for productivity and quality
• Maintains all equipment in good operational condition, and notifies the Coding Team Lead if equipment is damaged or additional supplies are needed

Non-Exempt
The Professional Coder provides timely and accurate clinical coding and abstraction of inpatient and outpatient services as appropriate to facilitate compliant and optimized reimbursement, research, and PI initiatives. The Professional Coder is responsible for the coding, abstraction, and charge entry (as applicable) of one or more of the following: professional and facility services which may include evaluation and management services, ancillary/diagnostic services, and behavioral health services.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
• Continuous personal contacts with co-workers, students, inter/intradepartmental personnel and business office regarding coding and reimbursement of medical record
• Insurance carriers

• Ability to process information quickly, and concentrate effectively in disruptive and stressful environments
• Endures a normal day consisting of approximately 80% sitting and 20% walking
• Ability to carry 10-20 lbs over moderate distance

• Patient care areas, clinics, nursing offices
• May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from clinic or hospital campus
• Ability to work remote and keep production and quality at the team standard
• Communication with providers is key to our success, need to ensure you are able to do this with a remote position after 6 months of in-house training

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County; models Eskenazi Health's values
• Coding and Abstracting: Identifies and assigns the appropriate diagnosis, procedure, and evaluation and management (E&M) codes in accordance with coding guidelines and departmental standards; audits notes from providers to ensure the provider is coding in a compliant manner according to governmental rules and regulations; provides feedback to the provider if there are any questions or concerns; meets with providers face-to-face to review documentation and coding guidelines as necessary; maintains acceptable levels of performance related to productivity and quality standards
• Charge Entry: Captures charges accurately based on documentation, and integrates charges and codes appropriately; makes suggestions for additions to the fee schedules based upon recognition of new procedures and/or supplies
• Problem Solving: Utilizes available resources appropriately to maintain quality and consistency in coding, abstraction, and charge entry processes; follows a defined process to query the medical staff for completion and/or clarification of documentation necessary to ensure coding compliance and accuracy; brings any concerns/issues to management's attention with examples within the same date of discovery.
• Medical Necessity: Recognizes cases that require specific medical necessity coverage diagnoses, and applies Local Coverage Determination (LCD) policies as necessary
• Helps Accounts Receivable Specialists with questions and concerns to ensure claims are compliant and accurate for submission and payment
• Assists with training of new team members
• Software Applications: Utilizes applicable software to retrieve documentation, abstract data/codes, and retrieve work lists

• Requires a minimum of High School and certification as, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, COC, RHIA, or RHIT Knowledge of and proficiency in the ICD-10, CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding classification system, medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology

• 2 years prior coding experience in physician and/or mental health physician office//hospital setting
• Epic experience a plus
• Dental, vision and/or DME coding a plus
• Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits, and the healthcare billing process
• Diagnostic and therapeutic tests, surgical procedures, and medical record documentation standards and retrieval
• E&M guidelines, documentation requirements, and assignment for hospital inpatient and outpatient professional services
• Apply medical necessity coverage determinations as applicable, and seek coverage in the medical record documentation
• General computer skills, and ability to learn new skills quickly
• Computerized abstracting systems
• Revenue cycle process
• Experience with clinical documentation improvement programs
• Experience in concurrent coding environment
• Excellent and professional oral and written communication skills
• Excellent and professional customer service and organizational skills
• Ability to work as an effective team member
• Recognizes opportunities for improvement and brings them to management's attention with suggestions
• Sets and adjusts priorities to meet departmental goals
• Works independently and exercises professional judgment to meet daily operational demands
• Demonstrates team oriented, professional conduct when resolving operational issues which cross operational units within Eskenazi Health

• Maintains patient and family confidentiality
• Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
• Responsible for strict adherence to the policies on Confidentiality of Patient Medical Records
• Provides training, preceptor activities for new employees and/or students
• Abides by the standards approved by cooperating parties (AHIMA, AAPC, CMS, AHA, AMA and National Center for Health Statistics) when applying coding regulations
• Maintains credentials by accumulating necessary continuing education (CE) credit hours
• Notifies management if inappropriate or unethical coding practices are identified
• Meets departmental standards for productivity and quality
• Maintains all equipment in good operational condition, and notifies the Coding Team Lead if equipment is damaged or additional supplies are needed

Non-Exempt
The Professional Coder provides timely and accurate clinical coding and abstraction of inpatient and outpatient services as appropriate to facilitate compliant and optimized reimbursement, research, and PI initiatives. The Professional Coder is responsible for the coding, abstraction, and charge entry (as applicable) of one or more of the following: professional and facility services which may include evaluation and management services, ancillary/diagnostic services, and behavioral health services.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
• Continuous personal contacts with co-workers, students, inter/intradepartmental personnel and business office regarding coding and reimbursement of medical record
• Insurance carriers

• Ability to process information quickly, and concentrate effectively in disruptive and stressful environments
• Endures a normal day consisting of approximately 80% sitting and 20% walking
• Ability to carry 10-20 lbs over moderate distance

• Patient care areas, clinics, nursing offices
• May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from clinic or hospital campus
• Ability to work remote and keep production and quality at the team standard
• Communication with providers is key to our success, need to ensure you are able to do this with a remote position after 6 months of in-house training

Job Requirements

• Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County; models Eskenazi Health's values
• Coding and Abstracting: Identifies and assigns the appropriate diagnosis, procedure, and evaluation and management (E&M) codes in accordance with coding guidelines and departmental standards; audits notes from providers to ensure the provider is coding in a compliant manner according to governmental rules and regulations; provides feedback to the provider if there are any questions or concerns; meets with providers face-to-face to review documentation and coding guidelines as necessary; maintains acceptable levels of performance related to productivity and quality standards
• Charge Entry: Captures charges accurately based on documentation, and integrates charges and codes appropriately; makes suggestions for additions to the fee schedules based upon recognition of new procedures and/or supplies
• Problem Solving: Utilizes available resources appropriately to maintain quality and consistency in coding, abstraction, and charge entry processes; follows a defined process to query the medical staff for completion and/or clarification of documentation necessary to ensure coding compliance and accuracy; brings any concerns/issues to management's attention with examples within the same date of discovery.
• Medical Necessity: Recognizes cases that require specific medical necessity coverage diagnoses, and applies Local Coverage Determination (LCD) policies as necessary
• Helps Accounts Receivable Specialists with questions and concerns to ensure claims are compliant and accurate for submission and payment
• Assists with training of new team members
• Software Applications: Utilizes applicable software to retrieve documentation, abstract data/codes, and retrieve work lists

• Requires a minimum of High School and certification as, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, COC, RHIA, or RHIT Knowledge of and proficiency in the ICD-10, CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding classification system, medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology

• 2 years prior coding experience in physician and/or mental health physician office//hospital setting
• Epic experience a plus
• Dental, vision and/or DME coding a plus
• Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits, and the healthcare billing process
• Diagnostic and therapeutic tests, surgical procedures, and medical record documentation standards and retrieval
• E&M guidelines, documentation requirements, and assignment for hospital inpatient and outpatient professional services
• Apply medical necessity coverage determinations as applicable, and seek coverage in the medical record documentation
• General computer skills, and ability to learn new skills quickly
• Computerized abstracting systems
• Revenue cycle process
• Experience with clinical documentation improvement programs
• Experience in concurrent coding environment
• Excellent and professional oral and written communication skills
• Excellent and professional customer service and organizational skills
• Ability to work as an effective team member
• Recognizes opportunities for improvement and brings them to management's attention with suggestions
• Sets and adjusts priorities to meet departmental goals
• Works independently and exercises professional judgment to meet daily operational demands
• Demonstrates team oriented, professional conduct when resolving operational issues which cross operational units within Eskenazi Health

• Maintains patient and family confidentiality
• Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
• Responsible for strict adherence to the policies on Confidentiality of Patient Medical Records
• Provides training, preceptor activities for new employees and/or students
• Abides by the standards approved by cooperating parties (AHIMA, AAPC, CMS, AHA, AMA and National Center for Health Statistics) when applying coding regulations
• Maintains credentials by accumulating necessary continuing education (CE) credit hours
• Notifies management if inappropriate or unethical coding practices are identified
• Meets departmental standards for productivity and quality
• Maintains all equipment in good operational condition, and notifies the Coding Team Lead if equipment is damaged or additional supplies are needed

Non-Exempt
The Professional Coder provides timely and accurate clinical coding and abstraction of inpatient and outpatient services as appropriate to facilitate compliant and optimized reimbursement, research, and PI initiatives. The Professional Coder is responsible for the coding, abstraction, and charge entry (as applicable) of one or more of the following: professional and facility services which may include evaluation and management services, ancillary/diagnostic services, and behavioral health services.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
• Continuous personal contacts with co-workers, students, inter/intradepartmental personnel and business office regarding coding and reimbursement of medical record
• Insurance carriers

• Ability to process information quickly, and concentrate effectively in disruptive and stressful environments
• Endures a normal day consisting of approximately 80% sitting and 20% walking
• Ability to carry 10-20 lbs over moderate distance

• Patient care areas, clinics, nursing offices
• May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from clinic or hospital campus
• Ability to work remote and keep production and quality at the team standard
• Communication with providers is key to our success, need to ensure you are able to do this with a remote position after 6 months of in-house training

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County; models Eskenazi Health's values
• Coding and Abstracting: Identifies and assigns the appropriate diagnosis, procedure, and evaluation and management (E&M) codes in accordance with coding guidelines and departmental standards; audits notes from providers to ensure the provider is coding in a compliant manner according to governmental rules and regulations; provides feedback to the provider if there are any questions or concerns; meets with providers face-to-face to review documentation and coding guidelines as necessary; maintains acceptable levels of performance related to productivity and quality standards
• Charge Entry: Captures charges accurately based on documentation, and integrates charges and codes appropriately; makes suggestions for additions to the fee schedules based upon recognition of new procedures and/or supplies
• Problem Solving: Utilizes available resources appropriately to maintain quality and consistency in coding, abstraction, and charge entry processes; follows a defined process to query the medical staff for completion and/or clarification of documentation necessary to ensure coding compliance and accuracy; brings any concerns/issues to management's attention with examples within the same date of discovery.
• Medical Necessity: Recognizes cases that require specific medical necessity coverage diagnoses, and applies Local Coverage Determination (LCD) policies as necessary
• Helps Accounts Receivable Specialists with questions and concerns to ensure claims are compliant and accurate for submission and payment
• Assists with training of new team members
• Software Applications: Utilizes applicable software to retrieve documentation, abstract data/codes, and retrieve work lists

• Requires a minimum of High School and certification as, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, COC, RHIA, or RHIT Knowledge of and proficiency in the ICD-10, CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding classification system, medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology

• 2 years prior coding experience in physician and/or mental health physician office//hospital setting
• Epic experience a plus
• Dental, vision and/or DME coding a plus
• Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits, and the healthcare billing process
• Diagnostic and therapeutic tests, surgical procedures, and medical record documentation standards and retrieval
• E&M guidelines, documentation requirements, and assignment for hospital inpatient and outpatient professional services
• Apply medical necessity coverage determinations as applicable, and seek coverage in the medical record documentation
• General computer skills, and ability to learn new skills quickly
• Computerized abstracting systems
• Revenue cycle process
• Experience with clinical documentation improvement programs
• Experience in concurrent coding environment
• Excellent and professional oral and written communication skills
• Excellent and professional customer service and organizational skills
• Ability to work as an effective team member
• Recognizes opportunities for improvement and brings them to management's attention with suggestions
• Sets and adjusts priorities to meet departmental goals
• Works independently and exercises professional judgment to meet daily operational demands
• Demonstrates team oriented, professional conduct when resolving operational issues which cross operational units within Eskenazi Health

• Maintains patient and family confidentiality
• Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
• Responsible for strict adherence to the policies on Confidentiality of Patient Medical Records
• Provides training, preceptor activities for new employees and/or students
• Abides by the standards approved by cooperating parties (AHIMA, AAPC, CMS, AHA, AMA and National Center for Health Statistics) when applying coding regulations
• Maintains credentials by accumulating necessary continuing education (CE) credit hours
• Notifies management if inappropriate or unethical coding practices are identified
• Meets departmental standards for productivity and quality
• Maintains all equipment in good operational condition, and notifies the Coding Team Lead if equipment is damaged or additional supplies are needed

Non-Exempt
The Professional Coder provides timely and accurate clinical coding and abstraction of inpatient and outpatient services as appropriate to facilitate compliant and optimized reimbursement, research, and PI initiatives. The Professional Coder is responsible for the coding, abstraction, and charge entry (as applicable) of one or more of the following: professional and facility services which may include evaluation and management services, ancillary/diagnostic services, and behavioral health services.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
• Continuous personal contacts with co-workers, students, inter/intradepartmental personnel and business office regarding coding and reimbursement of medical record
• Insurance carriers

• Ability to process information quickly, and concentrate effectively in disruptive and stressful environments
• Endures a normal day consisting of approximately 80% sitting and 20% walking
• Ability to carry 10-20 lbs over moderate distance

• Patient care areas, clinics, nursing offices
• May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from clinic or hospital campus
• Ability to work remote and keep production and quality at the team standard
• Communication with providers is key to our success, need to ensure you are able to do this with a remote position after 6 months of in-house training

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi Health's programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care - Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a few.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis


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