Coding Specialist II - NRG Stadium

 
Position: Coding Specialist II - NRG Stadium

Job ID: 148004

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TC URGENT CARE - CBO

Talent Area: Clerical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8-5 M-F

About Texas Children's Hospital

- Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. - Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. - To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Coding Specialist II - NRG Stadium – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll assign ICD-9-CM and CPT codes to records for billing, researching, and providing information to government agencies and insurance companies.

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Responsibilities :

  • Reviews and interprets documentation for appropriate diagnosis and procedures
  • Identifies principle and secondary diagnoses as well as procedure codes from the electronic medical record and/or paper record
  • Utilizes the encoder to generate ICD-9-CM and CPT codes for diagnosis and procedures
  • Utilizes other available resources for assignment of codes as necessary (e.g., Epic, MIQS, Cardio IMS, Logician, and coding reference materials)
  • Completes neonatal information regarding birth weight, gestational age, TPN, ECMO and number of ventilator days
  • Extracts data regarding blood types/number of units and special unit stays
  • Processes spreadsheets including charge master e-bills
  • Identifies incorrect admit/discharge dates
  • Provides ICD-9 and CPT codes for Business Services and physician office requests regarding non-billed or non-reimbursed claims
  • Reviews charts for completeness
  • Participates in coding roundtable
  • Facilitates coding education sessions (webinars, audio conferences, seminars, lunch and learn, newsletters) by deciding on the specialty service needing discussion for each month
  • Resolves coding and compliance issues to ensure physician documentation criteria are in compliance with state and federal regulations and guidelines
  • Assigns procedure codes for extended patient stays as requested by patient accounting for billing cycle purposes


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • CPC Preferred
  • 2 years of experience in coding


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