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GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN ADMINISTRATIVE Coding Spec Hospital Services Remote in LA CROSSE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you're looking for a job to love, apply today. Schedule Weekly Hours:40 This position will work remote, however candidates must be within a reasonable driving distance to be able to attend occasional in person meetings/trainings. We are only accepting applications from the tri-state area (WI, MN, IA). Job Description: The Coding Specialist Hospital Services reads clinical documentation, diagnostic test results, procedure and treatment reports in hospital outpatient records and assigns ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS-4 codes for hospital facility billing/reimbursement, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance. Under the direction of the supervisor of Hospital Coding Services, accurately assign codes to Hospital outpatient (same day surgery/procedure and observation) conditions and procedures in compliance with the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. The specialist applies knowledge of the ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and the surgery section with the CPT coding system to the clinical findings documented in the patient medical record. Applies appropriate Hospital modifiers. The Coding Specialist 3 will utilize standard query and clarification processes to assure consistency between documentation, charges and assigned codes. Validates and abstracts defined data as required by the organization or by regulation. Adheres to the AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding and the official coding rules and guidelines. Upon achieving entry level competency and demonstrating consistent performance in all other performance standards, the employee may request to work from a home-based office. If the request is granted, employee will comply with all provisions of the agreement. Occasional travel to Gundersen Health System facilities will be required. Major Responsibilities: 1. Applies knowledge of coding guidelines, disease processes, anatomy and physiology, to select and assign the most appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to hospital outpatient encounters. The patient encounters are generally short (1 day) and primarily for a single treatment or clinical problem. Codes are entered into the coding workstation for billing, research, planning, and quality improvement. Applies appropriate Hospital modifiers. 2. Adheres to the ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision, Clinical Modification) coding conventions, official coding guidelines approved by the Cooperating Parties, the CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) rules established by the American Medical Association, the AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding and any other official coding rules and guidelines. 3. Assesses the completeness and consistency of documentation in support of the medical necessity for the outpatient services provided and code assignment. If incomplete or... For full info follow application link. EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabilities ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: