Supervises activities related to administration of C.O.B. Assists in the research and development in the procedures for claims handling and recovery. Communicates and negotiates claims settlements with physicians, attorneys, and insurance companies.
High school Diploma or GED
Completion of Accredited Baccalaureate Health Informatics or Health Information Management or an AHIMA approved Coding Certificate Program, preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Able to work independently in a remote setting, with little supervision.
Minimum of five (5) years of Inpatient and/or Outpatient coding experience in an acute care setting.
C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) (AHIMA)
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) (AHIMA)
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) (AHIMA)
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) (AAPC)
Certified Interventional Radiology and Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC) (AAPC)
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.