Professional Fee Coding Specialist
Lehigh Valley Hospital - Allentown, PA

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Passion. It’s what drives everyone at Lehigh Valley Health Network to create one of America ’s best hospitals and one of the nation’s top places to work. It’s been the heart of our story for more than 100 years. Our employees have a passion to continually go the extra mile to create a healthier community.

Lehigh Valley Health Network is consistently recognized among America 's best health networks and has been recognized three times as a Magnet hospital for national nursing excellence. Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our Professional Fee Coding Specialist position. Job Description: Responsible for professional fee coding of inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory services documented in the medical record.

Identify revenue opportunities and ensure documentation compliance. Works closely with departments to optimize reimbursement, ensure charge capture, reconciliation and provide feedback to providers. Performs coding and abstraction while maintaining a high level of productivity with at least a 95% accuracy rate. Provides applicable training/education to the providers, management, and staff concerning coding principles, governmental regulations, and third-party billing requirements to assure compliance with the rules and regulations.

Serves as a resource to the organization and network for coding and compliance as it relates to professional fee billing. Minimum Requirements: HS Diploma or equivalent. 2-5 years of professional fee coding/auditing experience in a multi-specialty environment. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology: anatomy and physiology: pathophysiology; CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-9/ICD-10 CM coding classification systems; regulatory agency requirements; and health care statistics computation required.

Influenza vaccination will be required for all personnel working within LVHN, who have patient contact, unless medically contraindicated or due to a bonafide religious belief or practice. Preferred Qualifications: 5 years of professional fee coding/auditing experience in a multi-specialty environment College degree in a health care field preferred. Knowledge of IDX, EHMR, Centricity and MS Office applications (Word/Excel/Access) preferred. Licensure and Certifications: CPC, CCS-P, and/or RHIT required.

LVHN is committed to the belief that each individual is entitled to equal employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status designated by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with our mission to improve the health of our community, and in response to increasing evidence of health and safety risks associated with tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke, smoking and all tobacco use is prohibited in all hospitals buildings owned, leased or rented by LVHN.

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