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Henry Ford Health System Coordinator Professional Coding Educator in Troy, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Directly coordinates, oversees and controls the flow of medical record coded information required of the hospital and ambulatory sites for billing/reimbursement purposes. The Coding Coordinator of Quality & Education is responsible for the completeness, accuracy, quality and timely submission of all medical data and supporting documentation for inpatient discharges and outpatient encounters. Acts as the departmental liaison to the activities in the coding reimbursement process. Assesses, designs and evaluates educational programs and processes that are aimed at improving the quality of documentation practices for Henry Ford Health System. Serves as an educational resource for providers and/or coding staff relating to coding and documentation.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Healthcare Administration or Medical Record Sciences, preferred.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of coding experience required. Must have a thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, disease processes, medical terminology, pharmacology, and coding systems.

  • At least five (5) years of specialty coding experience, preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

  • Certification in at least one of the following: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or RHIT Certification eligibility, CPC, CPC-A, CCS, CCP, CCA, COC, or ICD-10 Trainer certification.

    Overview

    Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

    care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes

    the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

    insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

    network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

    full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

    The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

    employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The

    health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com.

    Benefits

    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

    and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

    benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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