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Health Information Management

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Providing accurate coding, auditing, and reporting, our medical records team is a highly valued and integral part of our team. We use the most advanced EHR technologies, including EPIC and 3M 360 encompass computer-assisted coding, and foster a strong belief in promoting team members from within.

Health Information Correspondence Tech

Location: Atlanta, GA Job Number: 670128 Date posted: 02/28/2018
Description: The HICT insures that all technical aspects with regard to release of medical information are carried out in accordance with established standards and in compliance with federal and local laws, and Kaiser Permanente policy, This function includes, but not limited to, copying records, abstracting information from records and releasing records to authorized parties.

Essential Functions:
  • Coordinates and processes release of medical information for all incoming requests for release of information.
  • Analysis of incoming release of information requests determining if Authorization to release medical information is complete and HIPAA compliant.
  • Analysis of incoming release of information requests, determining type of request for processing according to current ROI workflows, Policies and Procedures and State of Georgia State Statute Codes.
  • Processes Production of Documents, Certifications and Subpoenas and any other legal requests.
  • Recapitulate medical information for FMLA, Disability, OB Disability and Non Disability requests.
  • Maintains record of correspondence requests in a standard format in the ROI Log/Request.
  • Coordinates activities with outside vendor copier service.
  • Completes special projects and assignments for Supervisor and/or HIMS Manager.
  • Participates in regular quality assurance activities by providing technical support, such as data collection, report compilation, etc as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years or more of ROI experience.
  • Associate's degree in health services discipline with an RHIT credential or a formal HIT program or related discipline governed AHIMA program or currently in an AHIMA accredited HIT program and obtain degree and certification (RHIT or RHIA) within six (6) months of hire.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:
  • Ability to operate a computer and typing skills of thirty five (35) WPM required; passing score of seventy (70)% or greater for Basic Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of CPT&ICD-9 coding guidelines.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge in State and Federal legislation and Kaiser Permanente Policies and Procedures regarding release of information and confidentiality required.
  • Complete a Customer Service Assessment.
  • Passing score of eighty (80)% on medical terminology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree program in an AHIMA accredited program.
  • Time Management skills.
  • Prioritization skills.

    Primary Location: Georgia,Atlanta,Dekalb Technology Park Bldg. 300 4000 Dekalb Tech. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 1996 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Medical Records Department: Medical Records Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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