The team member performs highly technical and specialized functions for the Central Business Office. The team member reviews, analyzes, and codes diagnostic and procedural information that determines Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance payments. The primary function of this position is to perform ICD-9-CM (soon to be ICD-10), CPT and HCPCS coding for reimbursement. The coding function is a primary source for data and information used in health care today, and promotes provider/patient continuity, accurate database information, and the ability to optimize reimbursement. The coding function also ensures compliance with established coding guidelines, third party reimbursement policies, regulations and accreditation guidelines.
Coders will be audited on a quarterly basis by ULP Compliance/Audit Services Department with including discussion and feedback.
Trial Period (internal applicants only):
It is understood that current Employees must complete a trial period of 10 business days during which the established productivity level must be maintained in order to continue participation in this program. Failure to maintain the established productivity requirements may require Employee to return to the Heyburn campus as Employee’s primary work site.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES