Coder Analyst Specialist
Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, Day shift
Covenant Medical Group is Covenant Health’s employed and managed medical practice organization, with more than 300 top Physicians and providers spanning the continuum of care in 20 cities throughout East Tennessee. Specialties include cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, infectious disease, neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, occupational medicine, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, primary care, pulmonology, reproductive medicine, rheumatology, sleep medicine and urology.
Analyzes documentation in the medical record to obtain information necessary for the appropriate sequencing and assignment of ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 codes. Abstracts and codes procedures in conjunction with the provider to code services rendered with correct coding initiatives. Abstracts and enters data from the medical records in order to maintain a database for statistics and reporting. Assists the Billing Department in timely billing and rebilling of patient information.
None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Professional coding experience is preferred.
Three (3) years of extensive diagnosis and procedural coding experience required.
Must have and maintain a CPC coding certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders, or be registered as a Health Information Technician (RHIT) through the American Health Information Management Association.
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