Partners Healthcare System

  • Charlestown, MA, United States
Partners Healthcare System Boston, MA, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT: The Coding Specialist reports to the Coding Manager and is responsible for correct coding of professional services and upholding compliance standards. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Coding Specialist I is required to: Perform coding and related duties using established Professional Billing Office and Coding Services policies in an accurate and timely manner. Review medical documentation and system generated charges or paper encounter forms. Appropriately assign CPT, ICD-9/ICD-10, HCPCS II, and modifiers based on documentation and payor requirements. Demonstrate a commitment to integrating coding compliance standards into daily coding practices. Identify, correct and report coding problems. Maintain current knowledge of coding, compliance and reimbursement procedures. Review current literature, newsletters, payor policy updates and coding manuals. Resolve coding edits and denials in a timely manner. Identify opportunities...