Minneapolis, MN – Telecommute
Coding Data Specialist II
Requisition #: 61018BR
Physical Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Schedule Type: Full-Time
Dept. Name: RCM-Hospital Coding
Hours Per Week: 40
Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.
The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.
Evaluates the medical record for procedures and diagnoses documented in the medical record and accurately assigns ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, MS-DRG’s, HCPCS’s, Modifiers, and CPT-4 codes, based on National Coding Guidelines.
Outpatient coders review the special hard coded CPT’s for appropriated charging methodology.
Reviews records for national/state regulatory Outpatient medical necessity (LCD.)
Analyzes what data will be abstracted for data quality indicators, special studies and billing requirements.
Assists in the identification and/or correction of edits and incomplete patient types.
Analyze medical record for Health Care Provider documentation to determine accurate MS-DRG, APC, ICD -10 diagnostic and procedure codes, HCPCS, CPT and modifiers.. Coding is based on qualified health care provider’s documentation Appropriate querying of the healthcare provider as needed for accurate severity/DRG assignment and/or ICD-10/CPT assignment. Coding is accurate and timely.
Require date elements collection to be abstracted accurately and timely to support the various regulatory, Allina wide and other designated parties.
To improve the accuracy, integrity and quality of the patient data and ensure minimal variation in coding practices. Identify high complexity and high compliance risk coding areas, and improve the quality of the healthcare provider documentation to support code assignments. Consistent quality review process with timely feedback and communication
Pro Fee Coding:
2-year Registered Health Information Technician graduate, or 4-year Registered Health Information Administrator graduate, or completion of a Coding Specialist Certificate program and/or CCA certificate pass the CCS exam or CPC exam/Accreditation within 2-3 years of course completion, or have been grandfathered in Allina prior to 12/31/2014. Any new hire as of 01/01/2015 must pass their exam/accreditation within 2 years of hire for continued employment as a coding data specialist.
Coding Data Specialist II ? CCS certificate and/or CPC Certificate and/or RHIT/RHIA eligible
Must have formal ICD-10 training education and provide proof of classroom and/or online completion
Completion of a Coding Specialist Certificate program and/or CCA certificate passes the CCS exam/Accr…
Medical Coding , Medical & Health , Data Entry