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Certified Coder 

About the Organization

Indiana Internal Medicine Consultants (IIMC) has been providing excellent patient care in Central Indiana for over 40 years.  Our medical practice started with just a few Physicians who built the foundation and provided clear direction on providing the highest level of patient care.  Our practice has grown to over 200 medical staff and continues to expand.  Our skilled providers help our patients maximize their quality of life.  By providing the best care, we get to the root of complex medical issues and provide timely, expert care so our patients feel and live better.


If you like to work in a fast-paced environment with a friendly and dedicated staff, IIMC is the place for you!  APPLY today to learn more about IIMC and what we can offer.



 
Position Certified Coder  
Open Date 8/29/2022  
Close Date 9/30/2022  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Pay Range $19.50 - $27.50  
Location Indiana Internal Medicine Consultants  
Number of Openings 1  
Req Number COD-22-00005  
Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Under general supervision, evaluates medical records and charge tickets to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with the International Classification of Diseases Manual - Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), and the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology manual (CPT); provides technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and staff; and performs related duties as required.

  1. Evaluates medical record documentation and charge ticket coding to optimize reimbursement by ensuring that diagnostic and procedural codes and other documentation accurately reflect and support the outpatient visit, and to ensure that data comply with legal standards and guidelines; interprets medical information such as diseases or symptoms, and diagnostic descriptions and procedures for a given visit in order to accurately assign and sequence the correct ICD-10-CM and CPT codes;

  2. Medicare reimbursement claims before submission for completeness and accuracy and to minimize claim denial; evaluates records and prepares reports, on such topics as number of denied claims or documentation or coding issues, for review by management and/or professional evaluation committees; makes recommendations for changes in policies and procedures; assists data processing staff in revising the computer master file as required.

  3. Provides technical guidance to physicians and other departmental staff in identifying and resolving issues or errors, such as incomplete or missing records and documentation, ambiguous or nonspecific documentation, or codes that do not conform to approved coding principles/guidelines; educates and advises staff on proper code selection, documentation, procedures, and requirements; identifies training needs, prepares training materials, and conducts training for physicians and support staff to improve skills in the collection and coding of quality health data.

  4. Reviews bulletins, newsletters, and periodicals, and attends workshops to stay abreast of current issues, trends, and changes in the laws and regulations governing medical record coding and documentation; develops and updates procedures manuals to maintain standards for correct coding, minimize the risk of fraud and abuse, and optimize revenue recovery.

 
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Possession of a current Accredited Certified Coding Certificate
  2. Two years of experience in medical record coding; or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities.
  3. Knowledge of: ICD-10-CM, and CPT coding guidelines; medical terminology; anatomy and physiology; and Medicare reimbursement guidelines.

PERFORMANCE QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Knowledge of billing practices and clinic policies and procedures.
  2. Knowledge of coding and clinic operating policies as well as knowledge of working with insurance vendors.
  3. Skills in using a computer and calculator.
  4. Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness.
  5. Ability to prepare records in accordance with detailed instructions.
  6. Ability to work effectively with patients and co-workers.
  7. Ability to communicate clearly and maintain confidentially.
 
Hiring Manager(s) Leigh Williams  
Created By Jeff Fortner  
EOE Statement This Company does not tolerate unlawful discrimination in its employment practices. No question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding an applicant from consideration for employment on the basis of his or her sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, citizenship, age, disability, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law. This Company likewise does not tolerate harassment based on sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, age, disability, or any other protected status. Examples of prohibited harassment include, but are not limited to, unwelcome physical contact, offensive gestures, unwelcome comments, jokes, epithets, threats, insults, name-calling, negative stereotyping, possession or display of derogatory pictures or other graphic materials, and any other words or conduct that demean, stigmatize, intimidate, or single out a person because of his/her membership in a protected category. Harassment of our employees is strictly prohibited, whether it is committed by a manager, coworker, subordinate, or non-employee (such as a vendor or customer). The Company takes all complaints of harassment seriously and all complaints will be investigated promptly and thoroughly.  

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