University Medical Center of El Paso

  • El Paso, TX, United States
University Medical Center of El Paso El Paso, TX, USA
Job Description: The Coder/Abstractor, CCS, RHIT accurately codes, sequences and abstracts inpatient, outpatient, and emergency department records according to ICD-9-CM and CPT coding guidelines. Analyzes code assignment for correct DRG calculation to achieve optimal and timely reimbursement. Abstracts medical record information into hospital database and registries for statistical quality data and fiscal reporting. Creates ad hoc report query for statistical reports requested by clinical staff, internal management staff, and other entities. Reviews error reports and audits abstracted data for accuracy. Represents Hospital in court as the Custodian of Records as needed. Required Skills: Knowledge of Health Information Systems practices, procedures, and guidelines. Ability to analyze and solve problems. Ability to seek out new methods and principles to improve services. Ability to utilize verbal and written communication skills effectively. Ability to use...

University Medical Center of El Paso El Paso, TX, USA
Job Summary Reviews unbilled reports and evaluates accounts to determine reasons for accounts in unbilled status.  Resolves coding issues that does not allow accounts to be billed.  Reviews daily reports.  Responds to inquiries from internal departments related to resolution of coding or other issues related to bill accounts.  Accurately codes, sequences and abstracts outpatient medical records according to ICD-9-CM and CPT coding guidelines to achieve accurate and timely reimbursement and populate statistical databases. Queries physicians for clarification on documentation.   Skills 1. Ability to utilize billing /coding and insurance office skills.   2. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. 3. Good overall knowledge of Health Information Systems practices, procedures and guidelines. 4. Ability to analyze and solve problems. 5. Time management skills, with emphasis on ability to prioritize. 6. Ability to seek out new methods and principles to improve...