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Medical Records Coder

Company: Valley Behavioral Health
Location: Barling
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT VALLEY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH: Valley Behavioral Health offers the highest quality treatment in the area. Our sub-acute inpatient, inpatient, and outpatient programs for men, women, and children provides a safe structure where individuals can focus on healing themselves and working though their issues. All of our patients receive an individualized treatment plan that meets their needs and ensures long lasting recovery. Our goal is to provide individuals the tools and knowledge they need to live a happy, healthy life. YOUR JOB AS AN MEDICAL RECORDS CODER: As a Medical Records Coder you will be responsible for assigning ICD-10-CM diagnostic and procedural codes to patient accounts. AVAILABLE SHIFTS AND HOURS: We have daily shifts that allow our employees to have stable schedules and enjoy quality time away from the facility. Shift hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., allowing you to enjoy a great work/life balance. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE MEDICAL RECORDS CODER:

  • Assign appropriate codes using International Classification of Disease system (ICD-9) and/or Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) for diagnosis, procedures and services.
  • Responsible for correctly coding claims based on the services a patient receives in order to obtain reimbursement from insurance or government healthcare programs.
  • Read and analyze patient records extracting precise information from documentation, test results and reports.
  • Request diagnosis from physicians when not recorded on discharge and in cases where information is incomplete.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding patient care information and chart contents.
  • Inform administrator of any incongruences noted in the chart record.
  • When appropriate clarify diagnosis, conditions and treatment information by working with the physician according to company policy and procedure.
  • Process physician reports needed to code appropriately and accurately. BENEFITS: In addition to working for a premier treatment center with competitive pay, our employees enjoy these other great benefits:
    • Three medical plan levels, dental and vision insurance
    • HSA with Company contribution
    • FSA, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Basic Life/AD&D and Supplemental Life Insurance
    • Short Term and Long Term Insurance
    • 401k with Company match
    • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
    • Employee Discount Program
    • Generous PTO, Sick Time, paid holidays and professional development reimbursement EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
      • High school diploma or equivalent required.
      • Certificate or associate's degree in medical coding or related field preferred.
      • Two or more years' of medical billing/collections/coding preferred.
      • Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology required.

Keywords: Valley Behavioral Health, Fort Smith , Medical Records Coder, Healthcare , Barling, Arkansas

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