Kaiser Permanente Coding Clerk in Wailuku, Hawaii

Validates and enters diagnostic and procedural information; data enters appropriate and complete ICD-9, CPT-4 and/or HCPCS codes and any applicable modifiers provided by hospital coder and physicians.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Verifies and corrects member/patient information as appropriate.

  • Performs review and validates or data enters codes for diagnosis (ICD-9CM), and procedures (CPT-4 and HCPCS).

  • Enters information in member/patient database records as needed.

  • Reviews and corrects entries to ensure accuracy.

  • Gathers, compiles and records data for routine and/or special reports.

  • Assesses researches and resolves coding and provider charge errors in KPHC Hospital Billing system HIM work-queues.

  • Performs coding charge entry and coding data abstraction into KPHC Hospital Billing system.

  • Performs variety of clerical duties as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • N/A

Education

  • High school diploma.

  • Successful completion of a professional AHIMA or AAPC sponsored/recognized coding course.

  • Post high school coursework in medical terminology.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT4 and other related documentation requirements.

  • Knowledge of medical record department functions, diagnosis related groups, and prospective payment system.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in customer service, oral communication, written communication, problem solving, quality management, results orientation, teamwork, detail oriented, prioritization, and organization.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year coding and records/data analyzing experience in a health care setting.

  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) by the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) (must obtain within three years of hire).

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in PC navigation and KPHC EPIC.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Coding Clerk

LOCATION: Wailuku, Hawaii

REQNUMBER: 704649

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.