Outpatient Facility Coder

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At Atos, as the global leader in secure and decarbonized digital, our purpose is to help design the future of the information space. Together we bring the diversity of our people’s skills and backgrounds to make the right choices with our clients, for our company and for our own futures.

Outpatient Facility Coder

Location: Remote (US Wide)  

Position Summary:

Responsible for assigning diagnostic and procedural codes to patient charts of moderate to high complexity levels using ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT, HCPCS and any other designated coding classification system in accordance with coding rules and regulations.

Education, Experience and Licensure

  • Outpatient Coding Experience, including observation & ambulatory surgery
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), and Minimum of two years technical outpatient coding experience, including observation and day surgery/ambulatory coding. Experience in computerized encoding and abstracting software (i.e. 3M)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

  • Reviews medical records for the determination and accurate assignment of all documented diagnoses and procedures.
  • Assigns and sequence codes based on medical record documentation.
  • Assigns appropriate discharge disposition. Abstracts and enters coded data and designated quality management data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements.
  • Communicates documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues (discrepancies, physician queries, etc.) to the appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution.
  • Serves as a functional resource for entry-level coders and mentors/trains other coders as needed.
  • Codes any and all types of outpatient records
  • May perform other duties as necessary to meet company and department objectives