Medical Coder (Outpatient)

Medical Coder (Outpatient)

Tenet Global Business Center, Inc.
Metro Manila / NCR
3-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description

The OP Coder is responsible for assigning diagnostic and procedural codes (outpatient ancillary records and emergency department) to patient charts, of low to moderate complexity, using: ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS or any other designated coding classification system in accordance with coding rules and regulations. They abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by AHIMA. The OP Coder is also responsible for abstracting clinical and other data elements into the medical record.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Proficient in outpatient diagnosis coding guidelines
  • Proficient in CPT/HCPCS code assignment including Evaluation & Management facility coding guidelines
  • Ability to assign corresponding PCS codes (after dates of service 10/1/2014) preferred but not required
  • Working knowledge of the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)
  • Adept at comparing documentation, code assignment and charge in the financial system for accuracy and completeness and elevating concerns to the appropriate manager
  • Functional knowledge of facility EMR, encoder and other support software
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position
  • Ability to concentrate and accomplish tasks with explicit accuracy
  • Ability to use office equipment and automated systems/applications/software at an acceptable level of proficiency

Qualifications
  • One year of experience performing outpatient medical record coding in acute care setting
  • Bachelor’s degree. Completion of basic coding course (academic, seminar, workshop or facility-based), including medical terminology and basic anatomy and physiology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • AHIMA or AAPC approved credential required
  • Preferred Computer Applications: Microsoft Office applications, 3M Encoder, Cerner, EPIC, Meditech, and others as required

Tenet Global Business Center

A leading fortune 500 Hospital and Healthcare company just opened it's Philippine office in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Be part of the pioneer shared services team and make a positive impact to the community.

We are a community built on care. Our caregivers and supporting staff extend compassion to those in need, helping to improve the health and well-being of those we serve, and provide comfort and healing. Your community is our community.

Our company is a healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. We operate 65 hospitals and approximately 500 other healthcare facilities across the US. The company is listed in the NYSE.

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