Medical Records Coder (Madison)

Medical Records Coder (Madison)

02 Apr 2019

Medical Records Coder (Madison)

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Capitol Lakes, a continuing-care retirement community in the heart of downtown Madison, has an immediate opening for a full-time Medical Records Coder. The primary purpose of the Medical Records Coder is to review, analyze, interpret medical record documents to identify and sequence applicable diagnoses that pertain to the person?s need for care and treatment at Capitol Lakes Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation and Long Term Care facility and then determine appropriate ICD10 codes for each diagnosis identified. These codes provide accurate statistical data, promote provider/patient continuity and the ability to optimize reimbursement. Coding is completed in accordance with ICD10-CM coding guidelines established by the American Medical Association and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday thru Friday. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.Benefits include:Subsidized Medical/Dental/VisionCompany paid Telemedicine access and group life insuranceVacation, Sick, and Holiday Pay401k with employer matchEmployer-contributed retirement planDiscounted on-site mealsEducational Reimbursement programAccess to on-site state of the art fitness center w/poolFree Employee Wellness classesEmployer paid Life Assistance ProgramDiscounted downtown parkingDiscounted bus passesReview and analyze medical record documents and follow up as needed to ensure the completeness of the information. Research and work with interdisciplinary team to clarify and obtain missing detail.Assign and sequence ICD-10 codes which most accurately describe each documented diagnosis. Enter codes in EMR system.Periodically audit diagnoses code list to ensure list is current and accurate.Meet with interdisciplinary team and business office staff to ensure proper diagnoses identification, coding and sequencing to ensure proper utilization and reimbursement.Hold primary responsibility for answering coding questions and updating interdisciplinary team about coding and documentation updates and internal and industry process and guideline changes.Research any coding questions and issues.Communicate and work as a team with back-up coding staff as needed for peak periods, tight deadlines and time-off periods.Attend yearly ICD10-CM coding update training. Keep abreast of skilled nursing/long term care industry updates as it pertains to diagnoses coding.Requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent with additional coursework or training in medical terminology, ICD10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, version 10), anatomy, physiology and pharmacology.One year coding experience in a skilled nursing/long term care environment using ICD10-CM.Long-term care experience, a working knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid Programs; computer experience.An Associate Degree in Health Information or Medical Office Administration and coding certification desired.

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