Outpatient Coding Education Specialist

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Outpatient Coding Specialist is primarily responsible for evaluating physician ambulatory records to validate accuracy and appropriateness of HCC coding practices.  The position should work with minimal supervision and be comfortable working one on one with providers in areas identified for improvement.   Experience working directly with and educating providers a plus.

 Responsible for knowledge and adherence to coding guidelines, coding conventions and regulatory requirements.  Responsible for generating reports on physician/clinician trends, areas for improvement and discussions with physicians/clinicians/staff member(s) regarding areas for improvement in HCC accuracy and clinical record documentation.   

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:            Associates degree or successful completion of accreditation coding program.      

Experience:           2-3 years of outpatient physician office coding experience preferred.

Licensure:             CPC Certification

Skills:                    Knowledge of ICD-10-CM, medical terminology, anatomy and  physiology, federal regulations and policies pertaining to documentation and billing.  Excellent computer skills required. Past experience working with excel preferred. Knowledge and understanding of Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCC) preferred.      

 

Location: Hartford, CT
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