AdCare
  • Worcester, MA - Medical Records
  • Full Time
  • AdCare Hospital

We are seeking a Lead Coding Specialist to oversee the coding practices within our Medical Records Department. 

Responsibilities will include acting as the primary point of contact for Coders requiring assistance and may review coded medical records for coding quality assurance.   Provides instruction and feedback to Coders regarding proper coding / DRG assignment as necessary. Analyzes the scope and complexity of the services provided. Utilizes professional coding knowledge to review documentation and codes to ensure appropriate capture of all billable services. Provides ongoing feedback and education to the applicable clinical staff regarding appropriate documentation and coding of services.   Acts as the key liaison to the clinical staff as it relates to coding and compliance. Interacts with physicians and other professional staff on documentation issues related to coding data. Remains current with any changes in ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding and remains current with compliance regulations. 

Requirements:  Certified Professional Coder (CPC); minimum five to eight years direct coding experience;  High School diploma or equivalent - Associates degree preferred.  

All positions require a TST, MMR Titer, and the ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background records check.

 

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