Tracking Code: 203657

Coder III - Cardiovascular - Day

Location: WellSpan Health, York, PA
Schedule: Full Time

General Summary

Collects, reviews, retrieves and codes Evaluation & Management codes, and major procedures (surgical procedures, anesthesia reports, radiology reports/procedures) and other services for Medicine/Surgical practices, based on data from medical records and reports for quality assessment, audit and billing purposes.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Performs chart audits, reviewing for accuracy and compliance.
  • Reviews operative reports and other documentation and assigns appropriate diagnosis (ICD-10), procedure codes ( CPT-4), and other services (HCPCS) for final billing.
  • Research and process invoice corrections.
  • Reviews and analyzes coding/billing procedures.
  • Presents training and feedback concerning medical coding, compliance, and reimbursement to physicians/providers.
  • Coordinates and implements reimbursement improvement activities with staff and providers.
  • Meets WellSpan Coding Compliance Guidelines.

Common Expectations:

  • Maintains job specific standards and expectations relative to productivity and quality.
  • Prepares and maintains appropriate documentation as required.
  • Maintains professional growth and development.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Occasionally
  • Walking - Occasionally
  • Sitting - Frequently
  • Reaching - Rarely
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience:

  • 3 years Relevant experience. Required

Licenses:

  • Certified Professional Coder Upon Hire Required or
  • Certified Coding Specialist - Physician Based Upon Hire Required or
  • Certified Medical Coder Upon Hire Required or
  • Certified Outpatient Coder Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

  • A Specialty Coding Certification. Upon Hire Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of ICD-10-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS coding.
  • Basic computer skills.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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