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Home Health Coding Specialist

Company: Home Health & Hospice
Location: Goldsboro
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description3HC Home Health and HospiceHome Health Coding SpecialistSummary:The Home Health Coding Specialist is responsible for reviewing admission, recertification, or resumption of care comprehensive assessments (OASIS) to appropriately assign/sequence ICD-9 diagnosis & procedure codes.Essential Job Functions:

1. Abides by and supports 3HC's Compliance Program and Code of Ethics. 3HC's Compliance motto is "Compliancefor all and all for Compliance". It is the intent of 3HC to comply with all applicable laws and regulations and thatspirit is embedded in all aspects of our services and business practices. Our success hinges on doing thingsethically and legally, to which, each and every employee plays a critical role.

2. Creates positive experiences for internal and external customers that will meet their expectations. (Externalcustomers include our patients, families, referral sources, vendors, the community, etc. Internal customers are thepeople within the agency with whom you work.) Displays a high degree of courtesy, tact, and knowledge ofservices provided by the agency in all contact with staff, patients, and visitors.

3. Completes activities of Home Health Coding Specialist: (a) reviews and utilizes clinical documentation provided byphysicians, other healthcare providers, and the OASIS to determine primary, secondary, and co-morbiditiesdiagnoses based on the condition that is most related to the current plan of care; (b) reviews and utilizesdocumentation that supports the ICD-cm code number assignment for correct reimbursement and outcomes forpatients, (c) reviews documentation to accurately and completely assign diagnosis code number and (d) notifiesclinical office staff by e-mail when corrections/additions, or locking of document is needed. 4. Communicates pertinent issues related to diagnosis code assignment to the Director of Professional SupportServices and participates in Performance improvement review audits related to accuracy of plan of care asrequested by the Performance Improvement Department.

5. Keeps up to date on diagnosis coding guidance, regulations, and rules for Home Health. Maintains and increasesown knowledge and skills by attending education programs and reading home health and hospice codingresources.

6. Complete daily reports to submit reviews to billing office; weekly transmits OASIS Assessments and prints final validation reports.

7. Demonstrates an interest in personal and professional growth: (a) attends and participates in workshops, seminars,and webcasts to keep abreast of current changes in rules, regulations, relating to job functions; and (b) doesindividual reading and research.

8. Demonstrates a willingness to be cost effective in the use of agency resources, the monitoring of waste, and theproper and safe use of supplies and equipment.

9. Adheres to 3HC's Personnel Policy and performs other duties as assigned by supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS: • Home Health Coding (HCS-D) certification or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) preferred. • At least one year experience in health care related field with ICD diagnosis coding experience. • Knowledge of medical terminology with a complete knowledge and understanding of Diagnosis coding quidelines andcompliance requirements. • Ability to apply CMS Home Health Diagnosis Coding Guidance. Ability to complete review of documentation in the electronic health record and to make modifications to diagnosis codesbased on documentation from physician and clinician.

Keywords: Home Health & Hospice, Greenville , Home Health Coding Specialist, Healthcare , Goldsboro, North Carolina

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