LogixHealth Coding Specialist in Bedford, Massachusetts
Are you interested in joining a team that strives to positively impact the healthcare system?
LogixHealth provides services and technology that result in smarter healthcare. We need the best and most inspired team members and are looking for people with a high level of intellectual curiosity and drive who always ask "why" and "how can we do it smarter."
If we have piqued your interest and you also possess:
A strong attention to detail and active listening skills
Proficient computer and Microsoft Excel skills
The ability to multitask
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To ensure accurate coding for assigned service and process medical records that have been determined as unable-to-code by Coders.
Duties and Responsibilities
Process daily PQRI reports for assigned service by reviewing chart and adding the PQRI codes and diagnoses
Process daily reports for assigned service to analyze and fix coding edits prior to billing and to reduce billing denials
Process daily diagnosis report for assigned service to validate the top four diagnoses
Assign ICD-9 diagnosis codes to assigned service charts
Review denials for assigned service from Reimbursement to correct or justify CPT and /diagnosis coding
Support coding process for assigned service by performing projects in coding (e.g. validate provider, etc.)
Search in medical records online for information
Assign cases to coders
Prepare and check unable-to-code charts
Send UAC lists and charts to clients
Search laser fiche for specific charts
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities perform the duties.
Education (Degrees, Certificates, Licenses, Etc.)
Bachelor?s degree or certification or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Prior coding experience/ certification credentials required.
Prior MS Office experience, including proficiency with Excel and Word, and internet software experience required.
One to two years related experience preferred including working knowledge of ED billing and prior experience with ICD9 and CPT coding.
Intervention radiology coding, multi-specialty background experience a plus.
Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability
Ability to access and accurately enter information using word processing and internet software including Laser Fiche
Ability to work with meticulous attention to detail
Ability to review and complete reports the same day
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with clients and internal staff required.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situation
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision
Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time, use hands, talk, hear and occasionally walk and reach with hands or arms