Job Summary: The HCC Clinical Coder, ACO is accountable for reviewing medical records, and deterime if the medical record is complete, accurate, and in support of individual patient risk adjustemt score accuracy. Codes will be sequesnced and assigned from ICD9/ICD10 based on the code which most accurately describes each documented diagnosis. Requires skill in the sequencing of diagnoses/procedures to optimize reimbursement. Requires the ability to abstract clinical information from the inpatient record and identify clinical findings which suggest a need for clarification by the attending or consulting physician in order to accurately reflect the care and treatment of the patient. Ensures that records are coded in an accurate and timely manner.
• RHIT (associate degree) minimum. CCS preferred.
• 2 or more years of previous hospital experience as an inpatient coder.
• Knowledge of diagnoses/procedures in accordance with ICD-9/10-CM coding principles for HCC coding
• Knowledge of HCC coding.
• Ability to work with physicians in a collaborative manner.
Employee Referral Bonus Eligible!