Fairview Health Services Coding Analyst in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

This is a clinical coding position for an experienced coding analyst. Coding analysts analyze clinical documentation; assign appropriate diagnosis, procedure, and, in some cases, level of service codes; and abstracts the codes and other clinical data. This information is then used to determine reimbursement levels, assess quality of care, study patterns of illness and injuries, compare healthcare data between facilities and between physicians, and meet regulatory and payer reporting requirements. Coding specialists also resolve clinical documentation and charge capture discrepancies, and provide feedback to providers on the quality of their documentation and charging.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Job Expectations:

  • Code and abstract clinical and demographic data for inpatient, outpatient, or clinic encounters using standardized coding regulations, abstracting rules, and Fairview guidelines.

  • Identify and resolve clinical documentation and charge capture data discrepancies to improve quality of the clinical documentation, severity and reimbursement levels assigned, integrity of data reported.

  • Educate multidisciplinary team members, including physicians, about frequently changing mandated rules, regulations and guidelines to ensure a complaint claim.

  • Meet departmental quality and productivity standards.

  • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.

  • Knowledge of ICD10 and CPT and related coding/abstracting rules and guidelines.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology.

  • Knowledge of relationship of disease management, medications and ancillary test results on diagnoses assigned.

  • Proficiency with computer systems, including electronic health record.

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Organization Expectations, as applicable:

  • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.

  • Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.

  • Communicates in a respectful manner.

  • Ensures a safe, secure environment.

  • Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.

  • Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.

  • Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.

  • Fulfills all organizational requirements

  • Completes all required learning relevant to the role

  • Complies with all relevant laws, regulation and policies

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Completed certificate program in coding or associate degree in HIM or a certificate with 1-3 years of healthcare experience (MA, HUC, Revenue Cycle)

  • Knowledge of ICD 10, CPT and related coding/abstracting rules and guidelines

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology.

  • Knowledge of relationship of disease management, medications and ancillary test results on diagnoses assigned

  • Proficiency with computer systems, including electronic health record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

  • Certified Coding Specialist - Professional (CCS-P)

  • Certified Professional Coder - Hospital (CPC-H)

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

  • Certified Outpatient Coder (COC)

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-28815

Profession Non-Clinical Professional

Speciality Medical Coding/Health Information Mgmt

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Outpatient Coding