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Beaumont Health System Coding Coordinator OP Observ and I I in Southfield, Michigan

div bspan/span/bbspanGeneral Summary: /span/bspanRspanesponsibility for coordination of employees and processes in assigned areas of HIM Clinical Coding, and Coding Audit; OP Observation and II facility Coding.span /spanPerforms quality and compliance audits. Reviews medical record documentation to determine coding accuracy./span/spanspan/spanbspanEssential Duties:/span/bspanspan /spanspan /span/spanspan/spanspanspan1.span /span/span/spanspanOversees variety of duties which can include: serves as an expert coding resource for HIM Management, service line coders, office staff and physicians. (Facility and Professional coding), review of denials and rejections including HIM work queues, complex coding issues, and quality initiatives./spanspanspan2.span /span/span/spanspanMaintains expert coding knowledge (ICD-10-CM, CPT/HCPCS) and understanding of government regulations, third party payor requirements and various reimbursement methodologies (MS-DRG, APR-DRG, APC, Rehab CMG, RVU), /spanspanspan3.span /span/span/spanspanCoordination of staffs day to day operations, assists in trouble shooting issues, problem solving and resolution of customer service and/or billing issues. Identify problematic coding trends based on audit activity to provide ongoing training and education/spanspan/spanspanspan4.span /span/span/spanspanMonitors goals objectives for assigned area to assist in achieving turnaround times, staff productivity and quality.span /span/spanspan/spanspanspan5.span /span/span/spanspanAssists in interviews, training, counseling,span /spanaudits, and evaluating performance of staff. /spanspan/spanspanspan6.span /span/span/spanspanMay compile statistics, weekly monthly reports and employees schedules/spanspan/spanspanspan7.span /span/span/spanspanCoordinates responses to payor audits for reconsideration process (appeal preparation)/spanspan/spanspanspan8.span /span/span/spanspanReview and complete uncoded accounts in follow up and uncoded workques./spanspanspan9.span /span/span/spanspanAnd other assigned duties./spanispan/span/ibspanStandard Qualifications/span/bspan/spanspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanBachelors or Associates Degree in Health Information Management or health related field.bspan/span/b/spanspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanMinimum of 4 years of hospital and/or professional coding experience.u/u/spanspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanRHIA, RHIT certificationu/u/spanuspanspan/span/span/uuspanOther Qualifications/span/uspan: /spanspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanExcellent verbal and written communication skills for presentations and educatio