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Shift:First Shift (United States of America)
Professional Coding Sr Associate
Nebraska Medicine Sr Processional Coding Associate
Monday - Friday; 1st Shift - Flexible Hours
Why Nebraska Medicine:
Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.
* Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
* Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care
* Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska
Review documentation for professional charges involving ancillary, E/M, and/or bedside/clinical procedures as well as surgery and/or anesthesia. Review accuracy of diagnosis and procedure codes within charge review, edit, error and/or follow up on work queues and folders within computer aided coding software. Correct diagnosis and procedure codes when necessary to ensure accurate clinical information and reimbursement for the organization. Utilize encoder, and/or computer aided coding software to analyze coding and coding edits to facilitate complete and compliant coding. Complete work queues in electronic health record and/or computer aided system to resolve CCI, OCE, LCD and NCD edits proactively to facilitate effective, efficient Revenue Cycle processes. Communicate with ambulatory areas of the organization to include providers, clinic mangers, and administrators to facilitate provider education and revenue integrity.
- High school education or equivalent required.
- Complete accredited course work for coding certificate with current credentialing as Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Coder-Apprentice (CPC-A), or Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC) or completion of an American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) accredited Health Information Management (HIM) program with current credentialing as an Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) OR Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) required.
- Minimum of two years post-secondary education with coursework in business, medical assistant program or nursing assistant program OR equivalent combination of education/experience in coding (one year of education equals one year of experience) required.
- Experience coding in an acute care facility preferred.
- Completion of an AHIMA accredited HIM Program with current credentialing as an RHIT, CPC or CCS preferred.
- Knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations pertaining to healthcare coding preferred.
Working at Nebraska Medicine means you're committing to meaningful, impactful work that will elevate the success of your fellow colleagues and will help our patients and their families feel comfortable, confident and cared for.