Outpatient Coder II (E/M)

Outpatient Coder II (E/M)
February 9, 2022 Comments Off on Outpatient Coder II (E/M) tanya_philip
Mommy Jobs Online
Published
February 9, 2022
Location
Remote, Ailey, GA
Category
Job Type
Job ID
mommyjobsonline
Industry
Medical Coding
Base Salary
$18.50-$25.00 per hour
Skills
Computer
Experience Requirements
Not specified
Education Requirements
High School
Work Hours
Flexible / Work Anytime
Street Address
Remote

Description

Mommy Jobs Online (https://mommyjobsonline.com) is now seeking for someone to fill the position of an Outpatient Coder II to work remotely in the U.S. only.

JOB TYPE: Full-time

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for assigning diagnostic and procedural codes to patient charts of moderate to high complexity using ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS or any other designated coding classification system in accordance with coding rules and regulations. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by AHIMA. Abstracting is required for clinical information from the medical record.

JOB DUTIES:

  • CODING: Review medical records for the determination of accurate assignment of all documented diagnoses and procedures. Adhere to the Standards of Ethical Coding (AHIMA).
  • ABSTRACTING: Review medical records to determine accurate required abstracting elements (facility/client specific elements) including appropriate discharge disposition.
  • CODING QUALITY: Demonstrate the ability to achieve accuracy and consistency in the selection of principal and secondary diagnoses (including MCC & CC) and procedures. Establish the ability to achieve accuracy and consistency in abstracting elements defined by per facility.
  • GOAL: Average coding quality standard of 95% accuracy per monitoring period. The following is a more detailed description of the guidelines for this position.
  • Does not meet: <95% accuracy
  • Meets: > 95% accuracy
  • Exceeds: >95.01% accuracy
  • CODING LABOR PRODUCTIVITY: Meets and/or exceeds coding productivity guidelines.
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Stay current with AHA Official Coding and Reporting Guidelines, CMS and other agency directives for ICD-10-CM and CPT coding. Attend mandatory coding seminars on an annual basis (IPPS and OPPS, ICD-10-CM and CPT updates) for inpatient and outpatient coding. Quarterly review of AHA Coding Clinic. Attend Quarterly Coding Updates and all coding conference calls.
  • Communicate and resolves coding issues (lacking documentation, physician queries, etc.) for appropriate follow-up and resolution.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Computer, Internet, and a home office set-up.

PAYMENT: $18.00-$25.00 per hour

TO BECOME A MEMBER: 

Please visit https://mommyjobsonline.com and click on Join Now. You will then need to select the Medical Coding Remote Job Bank Registry to become a lifetime member and to get connected with this client to begin their hiring process. Please email us your resume after you register with your qualifications and work history.

Please reference agent ID code MJOLTanyaPhilip on your registration submission.

Mommy Jobs Online is accepting pre-screening interviews, so please call (405) 418-6160 and ask for Kimberly.

Jobseeker Live Chat:

https://tawk.to/chat/5bd13d86476c2f239ff5dd42/default

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

• MUST be a U.S. citizen.
• AHIMA or AAPC approved credential is required.
• One year of experience performing medical record coding in acute care setting is preferred.
• High school graduate or equivalent is required.
• Completion of basic coding course (academic, seminar, workshop or facility-based), including medical terminology and basic anatomy and physiology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is also required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

• Proficient in outpatient diagnosis coding guidelines.
• Proficient in CPT/HCPCS code assignment including Evaluation & Management facility coding guidelines.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position.
• Adept at comparing documentation, code assignment and charge in the financial system for accuracy and completeness and elevating concerns to the appropriate manager.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position.
• Ability to concentrate and accomplish tasks with explicit accuracy
• Functional knowledge of facility EMR, encoder, and other support software.
• Able to use office equipment and automated systems/applications/software at an acceptable level of proficiency.

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