LogZone, Inc.
  • Tacoma, WA, USA
  • Full Time

Company Summary: 

LOGZONE, Inc. is a premier SBA-Certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), and a Veterans Administration-Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVOSB) firm. Since 2007, LOGZONE has provided services in Logistics and Materiel Management, Facilities Operations and Maintenance, Integrated Logistics Support and Planning, and Medical Support. We strive to provide quality support services throughout the project life cycle. Our ability to remain a responsive resource to our customers and partner companies has allowed us to earn their trust and build positive relationships through performance. We are looking for qualified candidates with the same vision to succeed!

Responsibilities:

Reviews and verifies component parts of medical record to ensure completeness of documentation requirement and accurate assignment of medical codes for diagnosis, operations, and special therapeutic procedures that must conform to the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, MHS Coding Guidelines. Codes primary diagnosis, co-morbidities, complications, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, supplies, materials, injections, drugs, modifiers, and units of service etc. with ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, all Evaluation and Management (E/M) levels, and any other coding specific to MHS that may be required by the DOD, including local MTF policy.

 

Identifies the correct primary diagnosis and primary procedure based on physician's medical record documentation and established sequencing rules and applicable guidelines. Ensure proper sequencing of ICD-10- CM codes and CPT/HCPCS to obtain proper resource for outpatient records and ICD-10 CM/PCS for inpatient procedure codes. Identify additional diagnoses/procedures; i.e., complications, co-morbidities, therapeutic procedures and diagnostic procedures.

 

Validates and manages code corrections of the diagnosis, evaluation and management, procedures or any other codes required for the complete and accurate coding of records in CCE (Coding Compliance Editor) or MHS GENESIS. Records not coded properly will be corrected within 24 hours of notification. Request additional information to ensure accurate coding assignment. Analyzes and verifies the reason for the encounter, including cause(s), primary diagnosis, primary procedure(s), performed and significant related conditions to assure record contents meet the CMS Physician Documentation Guidelines (95 and 97), Joint Commission, and Army regulation requirements for the highest attainable quality.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of recent outpatient or inpatient coding experience, with 2 years current production coding in multiple specialties in the clinical setting (physician's practice/office, or ambulatory surgery centers) including assignment of:
  1. ICD-10 CM/PCS
  2. Evaluation and Management (E/M) leveling for professional serves
  3. CPT, HCPCS codes, modifiers and units of service

Coding experience limited to ancillary services (i.e. Radiology or Lab) or other specialties that did not provide experience in E/M leveling is not considered as acceptable experience. Coding experience in the role of billing services will not be considered qualifying experience. Two years of outpatient/inpatient/ambulatory surgery experience may be qualifying if received in a military medical treatment facility. Experience with MHS DoD coding is preferred.

 

  1. If you have no Department of Defense (DoD) experience you must have 3 years of coding experience within the last 5 years
  2. If you do have DoD experience you must have 2 years of coding experience within the last 5 years.
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  • Must have extensive knowledge of medical terminology and usage, including general medical, surgical, pharmaceutical, hospital terms and abbreviations, and abstracting techniques.
  • Have extensive knowledge of the official ICD-9/10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, APC, and CC/CACS Coding Guidelines for coding and reporting.
  • Must have working knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements of medical records.
  • Must be able to code outpatient encounters at a rate of 15 per hour or 120 per day.
  • must have extensive knowledge for understanding and applying the official coding clinic guidelines, as well as DoD coding guidelines.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication.
  • Provide proof of U.S. Citizenship

Certifications:

Candidates must have one of the following:

Through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).
  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); or Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based (CCS-P)

Through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or Certified Outpatient Coder (COC).

 

LOGZONE, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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