This level 3 coding positions provides support to the Enterprise Coding Department for coding highly specialized services. This position covers requires advanced coding experience in highly specialized areas of coding, and requires certification with AAPC or AHIMA.
For Professional Services coding positions: Depending on the posted job need, this position is responsible for reviewing clinical documentation and applying the correct coding and modifiers to complex Specialty surgical procedures and/or other highly specialized services such as Interventional Radiology; Radiation Medicine; Cardiac Cath and may include integrated desks (i.e. coding both professional and facility services for the same patient). This position ensures that the documentation supports the levels or types of service billed, ensures the documentation is in compliance with Medicare/Medicaid billing regulations, and provider documentation guidelines, CPT documentation and CMS coding guidelines
For Facility Services coding positions: Depending on the posted job need, this position is responsible for reviewing clinical documentation and applying the correct coding and modifiers to Inpatient records; Day Surgery/Observation surgical services; and/or other highly specialized services such as Infusions/Chemo. This position ensures that the documentation is in compliance with Medicare/Medicaid billing regulations, and provider documentation guidelines, CPT documentation and CMS coding guidelines. This position provides support to the Enterprise Coding Department for abstracting of records, coding, and charge router submission of Facility services rendered at OHSU
Responsible for meeting performance standards set for accurate and timely submission of charges and coding for professional and facility services rendered at OHSU.
Working in collaboration with Enterprise Coding Leadership and billing departments, provide technical expertise regarding a broad range of third party payer and reimbursement issues.
Orient peer coders or new hires to specified coding assignments
Requires maintaining an hourly productivity standard and quality standards as set by Enterprise Coding and based on Industry Standards
Will require attendance of Enterprise Coding and Clinical Department meetings via conference call and WebEx
Coding Work Queue assignment will vary based on business needs or management assignment
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm