They also may create correspondence via email or letters to customers patients

They also may create correspondence via email or

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questions about such information. They also may create correspondence via email or letters to customers, patients, and clients. The role of Billing Specialist belongs to the billing component of the Revenue Cycle.
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REVENUE CYCLE JOB RESEARCH
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REVENUE CYCLE JOB RESEARCH The next position I am interested in is the role of Coding Professional. Coding Professionals conduct either inpatient and/or outpatient coding audits. They also use abstract databases, internal and external audits results, and Revenue Cycle edit or denial information. Job responsibilities within this position may include conducting ongoing record audits to verify coding and grouping accuracy as well as serving as an expert resource for all coding staff. Coding Professionals also perform educational sessions for coding specialists, documentation specialists, and physicians too. This position would fit into the coding component of the revenue cycle.
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REVENUE CYCLE JOB RESEARCH
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REVENUE CYCLE JOB RESEARCH The third position that intrigued my interest was the position of Clinical Documentation Specialist. Their job is to review and analyze health records to identify relevant diagnoses and procedures for patient encounter. They work with physicians, coders, and other healthcare professionals to ensure clinical information in the medical records are accurate so that the appropriate outcomes and quality is captured for the level of service rendered to all patients. Clinical Documentation Specialist job responsibilities are to translate diagnostic phrases utilized by healthcare providers into coded form. They also need to interact with the healthcare provider to ensure that the terms have been translated correctly as well as assign the appropriate DRG to medical records. A Clinical Documentation Specialist position would be found in the clinical care and clinical documentation component of the revenue cycle.
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REVENUE CYCLE JOB RESEARCH Lastly, I have taken it upon myself to research open positions within the revenue cycle. I
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