Abstractor - Medicine & Ancillary Front End
Categories: Insurance / Billing
Department: MSRDP Front End Revenue Cycle
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
High School diploma or equivalent and two years physician or hospital billing or collections experience, including extensive experience and knowledge in at least one medical specialty. Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Advanced Records Technician (ART), or Registered Records Administrator (RRA) preferred.
Locates inpatient service records of patients on assigned services from hospitals, clinics, and/or physicians' offices.
Abstracts relevant information, i.e., onset of symptoms, type of illness or condition, prospective or definitive diagnosis, tests, procedures, and other types of services rendered.
Ensures all billable services performed by attending/teaching physician have been properly documented according to federal, state, and insurance regulations.
Utilizes coding resources, i.e., ICD-9, CPT, and department or division fee schedule, to enter services rendered and diagnosis into computer or on billing sheets.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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