Location — Full telecommute, available anywhere.
Job Responsibilities — From Monster.com
-Perform ongoing review of medical record charts for the appropriate ICD-9 code(s) according to CMS and ICD-9 guidelines
-Receive assigned medical charts to code
-Review medical charts electronically using a computer
-Abstract and code diagnosis and documentation information
-Research and resolution of coding projects as assigned
-Document requested information from the medical record
-Determine valid encounters including legibility and valid signature requirements
-Identify valid face to face encounters
-Coder is responsible for meeting daily production goal and quality goal of averaging 95% accuracy rate
-Attend conference calls as necessary to provide information and/or feedback
-Execute the tactical day-to-day activities of the Quality Assurance process
-Mastery of Optum coding guidelines, applications and practices. Subject matter expert
-Perform, summarize and report on the Quality Assurance audits
-Review QA findings with individual coders. Provide coaching and mentorship
-Analyze QA results and create reports
-Collaborate with training department to develop training materials based upon QA results
-Communicates with management regarding audit finding
-High School Diploma or GED
-3+ years of professional coding experience
-Have had a Coding Certification to include the following: CPC, CCS, RHIA, or RHIT (no CPC-A, RHIT-A, etc.) for at least 3 years
-Ability to identify and code diagnosis codes according to CMS and ICD-9 standards
-Advanced knowledge of coding guidelines
-Computer proficiency in a Windows environment, including MS Word and Excel
-Risk Adjustment/ HCC coding experience
Schedule — Full time day hours, Monday through Friday.
Employee or Contract — Employee
Compensation — Not advertised. Click here for Glassdoor reviews.
Benefits — Yes, click here to review.
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