Certified Professional Coder / Certified Coding Specialist
Houston, TX 77024
Pulse Staffing has a 3 month contract assignment available for a Certified Professional Coder with a busy hospital in the Memorial City area of Houston, TX. This position can extend with excellent job performance.
Duties include: Review clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-9-CM /CPT codes for billing, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance. Accurately code conditions and procedures as documented in the ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. *Experience with front end claim edits *Experience identifying why claims were denied (and determining modifiers) *Multi specialty experience - they have over 30 specialties *Must have experience with Provider Education *Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills • High School diploma or GED • 2+ years of coding experience. Knowledge of both inpatient/outpatient coding guidelines • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) • Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills • Demonstrated written communication skill • Comfortable using ICD-10 book • Ability to work as part of a team • Knowledge of medical terminology and/or experience with CPT and ICD-9 coding • Ability to work independently • Working knowledge of CMS risk adjustment model • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Healthcare Management Systems