University of Rochester

  • Rochester, NY, United States
University of Rochester
University of Rochester Rochester, NY, USA
Responsibilities Job Summary: Responsible for in-depth analysis of medical records to abstract all diagnoses and procedures. Assigns (ICD-diagnosis, CPT, and HCPCS) codes from appropriate coding classification system. Supervised by: Manager of Coding Team Responsibilities Include but are not limited to: 20% Performs in depth analysis of electronic medical records to abstract diagnoses and procedures. May check the work of independent charge entry/coding staff. 10% Confers with Physicians to obtain greater specificity and/or clarification on possible diagnoses. 30% Uses thorough knowledge of coding systems and edit logic to assign appropriate codes. Understands third party payers to enable selection of appropriate codes and sequencing, including modifier assignment. 5% Insures integrity of data prior to transmission. 20% Inputs data into computer for billing, research, and clinical analysis purposes. 10% As necessary, provides Physicians and other staff with information...

University of Rochester Rochester, NY, USA
GENERAL PURPOSE: The Medical Coder III functions as an advanced coder in the abstraction and in-depth analysis of a variety of medical documentation and assigns appropriate procedural terminology and medical codes in accordance with applicable coding rules and policies (e.g. ICD-10, CPT-4, HCPCS, DRG). Analyzes, enters and manipulates database. Responds to or clarifies internal requests for medical information. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Uses thorough knowledge of coding systems and system logic to review codes created by electronic charge capture and/or assign codes (ICD-10-CM, E/M, CPT, HCPCS and modifiers) through medical record documentation in accordance with universally recognized coding guidelines. Reviews and resolves coding denials. Resolves problems with claims having errors related to improper coding and provides feedback for correction and follow-up. Abstracts data and reviews codes for accuracy. Performs system edit checks and corrects...

University of Rochester Rochester, NY, USA
Responsibilities Job Summary The Coding Lead is responsible for working within specific functions within the professional fee organization, providing expertise within the revenue cycle department and assisting in guiding the actions of staff. Responsible for providing guidance and direction for coding staff, resolving simple and complex questions and providing performance feedback to management. The Coding Lead is required to have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of some aspects of billing office operations, including basic principles of staff management/supervision. The Coding Lead is expected to maintain expert knowledge of professional fee coding including CPT, ICD, E&M, Modifiers and requirements for multiple specialties. Key Functions and Expected Performances With general direction of the Manager / Assistant Manager and in addition to the duties outlined for their specific functional assignment: 25% Supports priorities assigned by Manager and/or...

University of Rochester Rochester, NY, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for in-depth analysis of medical records to abstract all diagnoses and procedures. Assigns codes from appropriate coding classification system. Assigns DRG utilizing grouper based on payer. SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED: May coordinate and check the work of Coder Trainees MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED: CRT, personal computer, photocopier, telephone TYPICAL DUTIES: Performs in depth analysis of medical records to abstract diagnoses and procedures. Confers with Physicians to obtain greater specificity and/or clarification on possible diagnoses. Uses thorough knowledge of coding systems and grouper logic to assign appropriate codes and DRG assignment taking into consideration service intensity weights to assign optimal DRG. Understands third party payers to enable selection of appropriate grouper. Insures integrity of data prior to transmission. Inputs data into computer for billing, research, and...