You will research complex diagnoses and or procedures as needed to improve coding knowledge to consistently apply the correct ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes.
You will work closely with the Clinical Documentation Specialists and DRG Compliance Auditors to query the medical staff appropriately and professionally to obtain accurate documentation necessary to ensure coding compliance and accuracy.
You will expand job-related knowledge and skills by attending and participating in in-services and staff meetings. This includes staying up to date on coding guidelines and quarterly Coding Clinic.
The position allows for a flexible schedule
An Associate's Degree in Health Information Technology and registration with the American Health Information Management Association as a RHIT or RHIA
Certification is to be maintained through continuing education.
Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills and a high level of concentration.
Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, treatment methods, patient care assessment, data collection techniques, and coding classification systems.
Experience in a major academic medical center and ICD-10-CM coding and DRG grouper assignments.
Excellent computer skills and previous experience with 3M encoder.
General supervision is received from a Coding Unit Manager
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 201321
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