Job Description

Requisition Number
19-0084

Post Date
4/8/2019

Title
Coding Educator

Employment Type
Full Time

City
Woodbury

State
MN

Description
The Coding Educator audits documentation and claims and provides feedback to physician and non-physician staff for outpatient and/or inpatient professional and facility fee services. Builds and maintains a professional relationship w/ internal and external customers. Considers how actions and/or plans will affect internal and external customers; responds quickly to resolve problems and meet customer needs.

* Performs audits of documentation and coding of outpatient and/or inpatient services in both the professional and facility setting.
* Analyzes results and identifies patterns, trends and variations in coding and documentation practices.
* Presents feedback to physician and non-physician staff on documentation and appropriate coding of diagnoses, procedures, modifiers and E/M services and offers recommendations for improvement.
* Along with Coding Supervisor, develops and presents training for physician and non-physician staff at the team or individual level as needed.
* Able to interpret and apply national and state coding guidelines to ensure accurate documentation and coding.
* Maintains a sustained level of coding accuracy and productivity to support auditing and feedback schedules and comply w/ department standards.
* Maintains current knowledge of coding conventions, updates, government regulations and third party billing requirements.

Summit Health ASO, provides administrative and clinical support to our full spectrum of orthopedic care services in our sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our OrthoQUICK clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert teams are part of the 900+ employees who partner to provide quality services and care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Summit Orthopedics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



Requirements
5 years of experience in outpatient or inpatient professional and facility coding using ICD-10, CPT-4 and HCPCS to include 2 years of performing coding audits and providing feedback to facilitate improvement of documentation and coding based on the audit results.

Bachelor Degree preferred, HS diploma required
AHIMA or AAPC coding certification required


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