Signature Performance, Inc. CODER - Medical Coder in Billings, Montana
This is a remote based position. Applicants can be located nationwide
Responsible for assignment of accurate Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes, ICD-10 diagnoses, current procedural terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), modifiers and quantities derived from medical record documentation (paper or electronic) for outpatient, emergency, ambulatory surgery and ancillary service visits.
This position reports to Coding Manager
Essential Job Functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for assignment of accurate E&M, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes and modifiers from medical record documentation.
Identifies and abstracts information from medical records (paper or electronic) for special studies and audits, internal and external.
Works within various client systems (Cerner, McKesson, CareVu,Star Navigator, Epic, McKesson, AllScripts, etc.), including applicable coding compliance editor software to ensure records are accurately coded.
Works with 3M Encoder, with knowledge of resources and edits
Maintains productivity and accuracy requirements as outlined for each client.
Opportunity for inpatient, Radiology professional fee, ED, Ancillary, outpatient clinic, and E/M coding depending on knowledge and experience
Works closely with the Coding and or QA Manager during QA audit process.
Ensures all required component parts of the medical record that pertain to coding are present, accurate and comply with CMS, JCAHO and client requirements.
Work will be conducted remotely Monday -- Friday.
Knowledge & Experience:
A minimum of 2 year's experience is preferred
VA Coding experience preferred
Current AAPC or AHIMA Outpatient and/or In-Patient coding certification required.
COC (formerly CPC-H)
Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT)
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
Cerner and 3M Encoder experience preferred
Required continuing education must be completed in accordance with AAPC or AHIMA requirements and certification maintained
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
Position requires excellent computer/communication skills for provider and staff interactions
Knowledge of anatomy/physiology and disease process, medical terminology, coding guidelines, documentation requirements, familiarity with medications and reimbursement guidelines; and encoder experience
Candidate must have ability to handle multiple projects and appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, able to understand and follow individual client Standard Operating Procedures
General Areas of Accountability:
Must conduct business and personal affairs in a manner that is always a credit to the company.
Machines and Equipment:
The candidate must be able to effectively operate the current computer system, email, Microsoft office and client systems.
The candidate must be able to finger, grasp, feel, see, sit, hear, and speak. This position is sedentary in nature.
The candidate must work in an office environment that is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions such as heat, cold, or extreme noise. The remote office should be a a private confidential area, away from distractions for ability to focus on work.
Remote Eligibility: This position is full-time remote eligible. Eligibility is determined by Management or Human Resources.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
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