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Home Health Coder

Home Health Administration

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    5454 Hohman Avenue
    Hammond, IN 46320

Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time

Education High School Diploma/ GED Required

WHAT WE NEED

Detail-oriented, data specialists

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Good learners. Strong supporters. Accurate reviewers. Our medical coders are an important part of the medical record team. Ensuring diagnoses and procedures are accurately recorded is a big part of the job. The other part? Being able to follow state and federal compliance regulations. It’s no small task. Think you’re up for the job?

Are you timely and accurate? Are you detail-oriented? Do you love knowing that you’re an integral part of the team? We’ve got a great place to put your skills to work. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Assign ICD-10-CM codes to diagnoses from the care plans and documentation.
  • Act as a subject matter expert regarding Coding and OASIS questions posed by clients and key stakeholders.
  • Follow up with clients to obtain missing or incomplete information.
  • Perform OASIS review in accordance with guidelines.
  • Review and identify errors and report them to supervisors or department managers for follow-up.
  • Work with clinicians to clarify code assignments, which are unclear, or to complete documentation, which is inadequate or ambiguous.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior experience in Home Healthcare and/or Coding/OASIS review.
  • Knowledge of billing and collection systems.
  • Data entry.
  • Understanding of types of health information and the rules and regulations surrounding their use.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Critically evaluate and analyze information.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Understanding of common medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.


 

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
 

1-3 Years Experience

License(s): Not Applicable

Certification(s): ICD-10 Home Health Certification or willing to obtain is required.  Certified Coding Specialist; Registered Health Information Administration; Registered Health Information Tech preferred.


 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.


Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago