The Health Information Coder I analyzes and interprets documentation from medical records and completes accurate coding of hospital-based diagnoses and procedures and professional fee coding of diagnosis and procedures, charge review, E/M assignment and charge router. The Health Information Coder I communicates with providers for missing documentation or questions regarding documentation and offers guidance and education when needed.
Individuals in this role may code one time ancillary/series, emergency department, observation, day surgery, and/or professional fee to include evaluation and management (E/M) coding or HCC - Risk Adjusted coding (diagnosis only with 1 year look back) . The Health Information Coder I utilizes the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10CM. ICD-10-PCS) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) and other coding references to ensure accurate coding.
The ideal candidate for the Health Information Coder I role will be proficient in one or two types of outpatient coding and possess a sound knowledge of medical coding rules, regulations, and compliance utilizing ICD 9 or ICD 10. Ideal candidates will also possess strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology as well as working knowledge of insurance processes and reconciliation regarding the denial process.
Location/Facility - Baylor Scott & White Health Corporate Office
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Specialty/Department/Practice - HIM
Shift/Schedule - Full-Time, Days
Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
- Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing, the mission of Baylor Scott & White Health is to promote the well-being of all individuals, families and communities. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!
High School Diploma/GED required
Minimum of one year of experience required
RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CCA, CPC, CPC-A, CPC-P, COC, COC-A, CIC, HCS-D or CIRCC certification required