One Washington Park, Suite 1303, Newark, New Jersey, US
19732411381 x 3168
19732411381 x 3168
MakroHealth, an ISO 20000, 9001 and 27001 certified company for IT Service Management, Quality & Information Security, is a leading provider of healthcare information technology, health informatics, and healthcare staffing solutions to payer and provider organizations throughout United States since 1996.
MakroHealth works with acute and long-term care hospitals, clinics, health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, and payers in enhancing the quality of care rendered and reducing administrative costs by providing proven solutions, high quality services, and trusted expertise.
Education: Minimum of Associates degree required
Experience: Minimum Five years Acute Hospital Coding, supervision experience preferred Training/License: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or RHIT or RHIA, required.
Job Description Conducts regular monitoring to determine accuracy of medical record coding/abstracting and DRG assignment. Maintains records of audits and shares result with coders as a teaching mechanism. Monitors and adjusts workflow to achieve optimum turnaround time for coding activities. Functions as coding resource person both within and outside the Health Information Management Department. Provides coding information/advice upon request. Codes diagnoses and procedures for all medical records according to ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 guidelines and hospital modifications. Follows procedures mandated by government and other payers for completion of coded data. Verifies/abstracts demographic, medical, and statistical information into computer from patient records. Orients/trains new employees in coding/abstracting procedures. Monitors performance and provides supervisory feedback to the respective Director of Coding. Assists with general department orientation. Reviews all PRO and other agency coding referrals and suggestions appropriate responses. Consults with physicians and /or Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists on questionable cases. Utilizes Epic’s electronic health record and 3M’s Coding and Reimbursement system encoder.
ONSITE MOSTLY but can be remote occasionally. Candidate shall reside nearer to facility