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The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is a non-profit Tribal health organization designed to meet the unique health needs of Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Alaska. In partnership with the more than 171,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people that we serve and the Tribal health organizations of the Alaska Tribal Health System, ANTHC provides world-class health services, which include comprehensive medical services at the Alaska Native Medical Center, wellness programs, disease research and prevention, rural provider training and rural water and sanitation systems construction.
ANTHC is the largest, most comprehensive Tribal health organization in the United States, and Alaskas second-largest health employer with more than 3,100 employees offering an array of health services to people around the nations largest state.
Our vision: Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world.
Visit us online at www.anthc.org or contact Recruitment directly at HRRecruiting@anthc.org.
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium has a hiring preference for qualified Alaska Native and American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.
Under direct supervision, performs coding on all diagnoses, procedures, professional services, and supplies.
Responsible for abstracting, coding, and sequencing the classification of medical and surgical procedures, professional services, diagnosis, supplies and treatment modalities into software programs.
Selects the most accurate and descriptive codes from the listings of American Medical Association Current Procedural Terminology (CPT-4) Coding system, International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM); and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS).
Codes facility and professional components of outpatient clinic, radiology accounts, laboratory services, and ED charge capture.
Uses the most accurate codes to capture highest level of specificity for social determinants of health, reimbursement purposes, research, statistical analysis, quality of care, and communication to support the patients treatment.
Maintains the confidentiality of patient records and procedures. Follows official coding guidelines to extracts pertinent data from the patients health record, and determines appropriate coding using the official coding guidelines.
Provides feedback and education to physician and professional staff regarding changes in coding methodology and enhanced documentation procedures for optimizing reimbursement. Sends coding queries to providers to request missing information.
Maintains electronic filing systems. Retrieves, reviews, and compiles data for reports as directed.
Reviews and analyzes medical records to assure the record is complete and accurate, includes signatures and supporting documentation, and meets the requirements for accrediting agencies and reimbursement agencies.
Reviews and resolves system edits, MUEs, NCCI edits, status indicators, modifiers.
Works under direct supervision of the coding manager.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Outpatient Coding Specialist III
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS
Outpatient Coding Specialist III
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
High school diploma or GED equivalent. Completion of a certificate program in coding through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Outpatient Coding Specialist III:
MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
All Skill Levels a minimum of one of the below certifications is required:
Outpatient Coding Specialist III a minimum of one of the below certifications is required:
1,000 - 3,000