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Medical Records Coder - Associate (10394)

Medical Records | San Antonio, TX | Contract

Job Description

InGenesis is currently seeking a Medical Records Coder - Associate to work with our client located in San Antonio, TX. In this role, you will be responsible for conducting review of inpatient and outpatient coding, assuring coding compliance with federal regulations, and maintains up-to-date coding guidelines and coding policy changes.

 

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Job Duties

  • Reviews, interprets, and assigns diagnostic and procedural codes based upon medical record documentation according to correct coding principles.
  • Provides technical work in documentation and coding for medical billing, abstracts patient-related data from medical records and coding of diagnoses and procedures using ICD-10 and CPT codes.
  • Works coding related charge review and claim edits daily to ensure timely and accurate billing.
  • Obtains medical records and charge fee information from patient care area.
  • Contacts other facilities to obtain medical records and information needed to bill for services rendered.
  • Verifies charge capture and physician notes for completeness to include abstracting and entering relevant medical information from the medical records; checks for required signatures; ensures proper documentation guidelines are followed.
  • Codes diagnosis and procedures using classification coding systems.
  • Reviews charge documents for completeness.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Accreditation from a professional coding organization, such as American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification is required.
  • 6-12 months of experience is required.
  • Proficiency in ICD-10 and CPT coding.
  • Basic understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.

 

About InGenesis

InGenesis is one of the largest staffing firms in the industry and is among the largest diversity-owned healthcare staffing firms in North America. InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives, and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people: skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. InGenesis counts almost half of the Fortune 500 in our nearly 300 clients, including clients in the healthcare, life sciences, higher education and pharma industries.

 

EEOC Statement

InGenesis is proud to be an affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.  If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by visiting our website at https://www.ingenesis.com/careers/site-accommodations.