Jobs Al Ain – Outpatient Coding Officer

Website Kanad Hospital

Job Description:

The Outpatient Coding Officer is responsible for reviewing, interpreting and abstracting clinical information from medical records for the purposes of reimbursement, research and compliance utilizing established coding principles and protocols.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high level of patient data confidentiality.
  • Critical thinker with ability to perform root cause analysis, prepare and implement action plans and lead improvement initiative.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • Query physician for clarification and additional documentation prior to code assignment.
  • Expertise in assigning accurate ICD-9-CM, CPT, DRG, HCPCS and other service codes for diagnosis and procedures performed in the Outpatient setting.
  • Applying advanced knowledge of medical terminology , anatomy and physiology, treatment modalities , diagnostic test, medications
  • Adhere to the HAAD Claims and Adjudication rules and coding guidelines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with physicians, nurses and other staffs.
  • Aware of current trends related to medical necessity , DRG and HAAD Claims and Adjudication rules and coding guidelines
  • Acts as a resource when necessary for billing, pre-authorization and reimbursement issues and Inpatient coding.

Job Requirements:

  • Utilizes tools available in 3M to ensure accurate coding.
  • Knowledge on Diagnosis related grouping
  • Ensure knowledge on deductibles, co-payments, co-insurance amounts, insurance exclusions and other policies of all insurances that Oasis Hospital is dealing with.
  • Expertise in medical record review to abstract information required to support accurate Outpatient coding
  • Be a mentor for the team members and work with team to ensure high level of accuracy.

Job Details:

Company: Kanad Hospital

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Al Ain, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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