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CODER (FULL-TIME)

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy.

We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts.

At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. 

Nemours is seeking a CODER (FULL-TIME) to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida.

Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system.

Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region.

A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond.

In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region.

Job Duties

Responsible for the facility coding and abstracting of all emergency department and hospital outpatient accounts according to established ICD-9-CM and CPT coding guidelines.

The assigned codes are utilized for third-party reimbursement for services rendered at the Nemours Children's Hospital, to maintain a clinical database to provide reports, and to submit data to the Agency for Health Care Administration (i.e.

State of Florida mandatory reporting).


* Ability to read and comprehend the medical record to help identify all diagnosis, operations and procedures relevant to the current period. 


* Select, assign and sequence the appropriate ICD-10 diagnosis and PCS, and CPT codes to patients’ current period of care according to established sequencing guidelines for optimal reimbursement for the emergency department and inpatients. 


* Abstract records in an accurate manner according to established procedures and guidelines.

(i.e.

ATTENDING PHYSICIAN, CONSULTS, DATES OF PROCEDURE, SURGEON, POINT OF ORIGIN, ADMISSION SOURCE AND BIRTH WEIGHT). 


* Contact the appropriate health care provider if there is inadequate information on which to base code assignment; or clarify inconsistent, doubtful or non-specific information in a medical record by querying the responsible Physician. 


* Enter PENDING claims in the Abstracting Activity of Epic for reporting and follow up. ...




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