Under general supervision, is responsible for maintaining health information and medical records in compliance with accreditation and regulation standards. Coding background helpful. Incumbents examine medical records for accuracy, analyze health information, report patient data for reimbursement, respond to requests for medical information, and gather statistical information for reports and surveys; performs related work as required.
Location: Central Nebraska Veterans Home 4510 E. 56th St., Kearney, NE 68847
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 4:30
Examples of Work
Codes medical information according to certified classifications by assigning ICD 10 codes for the purpose of reporting diagnosis and processing bills. Organizes, analyzes, and evaluates health record content for completeness and accuracy. Researches and gathers statistical information for reports and surveys in response to compliance requirements and/or other inquiries. Answers requests for health information from entities such as legal, governmental, and insurance companies.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Coursework/training in administrative/office support functions, procedures, and methods including the operation of personal computers and office equipment; or areas related to the programs and functions of the employing agency. OR Experience in customer service or public contact; or applying criteria/regulations; and/or performing administrative/office/secretarial support work including use of personal computers and office equipment.
PREFERRED: Training and/or experience conducting medical CPT and ICD coding and with filing and retrieving medical records.
OTHER: Preference will be given to candidates who possess RHIT certification.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of medical terminology; data entry systems; filing systems and how to locate records. Knowledge of health information management and medical records procedures and standards; medical diagnosis coding system for reimbursement. Ability to extract, record, and report data from facility medical files; obtain information from members, relatives, and medical staff; maintain confidentiality; communicate effectively; operate data entry devices. Skill in accuracy and grammar.
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