The Patient Record Abstractor III performs coding of patient records to provide accurate physician, technical, supply, surgical and resident billing and reimbursement, while ensuring compliance. Responsibilities include analyzing documentation, identifying discrepancies, and preparing and entering charges in an online charge entry system.REQUIRED- Must pass the following modules from the UCDHS Work Skills Assessment: E&M, APC, CPT/Work Comp, and ICD-10 prior to occupying position. - Working knowledge of abstracting and coding using ICD-10, CPT 4 and HCPCS coding guidelines. - Comprehensive knowledge of medical diagnostic and procedural terminology. - Knowledge of system applications: EPIC, EMR, Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, E-TAR, and Quantim Encoder. - Experience assigning Evaluation and Management visit levels using the 95 and 97 guidelines and CMS guidelines for teaching hospitals. - Understanding of disease processes, anatomy and physiology necessary to assign accurate diagnostic and procedural codes. - Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local government regulations and requirements. - Excellent oral and written communication skills PREFERRED- CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H certification.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS--THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT.- Must pass the UCD Patient Record Abstractor work assessment to be eligible for interview. This includes current UCDHS Patient Record Abstractors and other applicants who have not passed the assessment within one year of application. - Must be able to work variable schedule to meet the needs of the department.
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.