Location : Kunsan Air Base (Republic of Korea).
Certification : must have accredited Record Technician / Certified Professional Coder certification
The successful incumbent shall provide services as a Medical Records Coding Auditor at the 8th Medical Group located at the Kunsan Air Base (Republic of Korea).
The successful incumbent will contribute to a stable workforce tasked with providing quality health care services to a diverse beneficiary population.
shall review inpatient and outpatient encounters in accordance with all AF and DoD instructions and guidance. Examples of such guidance are but not limited to AFI 41-210, TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration Functions;
Military Health Systems (MHS) Coding Guidelines, or others as defined by AF and / or DoD.
current coding audit methodology is specific and outlines the nature, timeliness, and occurrence of all audits, and the contractor staff is required to follow the specific methodology concerning audits.
required to conduct audits for MTF specific needs. These needs can be, but are not limited to, the following : Data Quality related coding audits, new provider audits, clinical areas of concern regarding coding, problematic coding noted by particular clinical staff, and out-of- rotation audits.
must have at minimum an associates degree in Healthcare or related field with bachelors degree; supplemented with one (1) year related work experience, two (2) years of medical auditing
must have accredited Record Technician / Certified Professional Coder certification
required to have at least one accreditation from a nationally recognized in the United States accrediting medical coding body to include : Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based (CCS-P), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).
must have extensive knowledge of ICD and HCPCS (CPT, E&M, etc.) codes and coding practices
must have ability to recognize the correct sequence of diagnoses and procedures.
must have knowledge of DoD coding guidelines, Federal / state compliance regulations.
must have knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
must have knowledge in computer operation including utilization of the Composite Health Care System (CHCS), Ambulatory Data System (ADS), AHLTA, Essentris, word processing, spreadsheets, and other program applications, as necessary.