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Telecommute Medical Coder (ED Facility)

Telecommute Medical Coder (ED Facility)

Remote Flexible Jobs
Published
September 9, 2021
Location
Telecommute, OR
Category
Job Type
Job ID
Remote Flexible Jobs
Salary
$26.00-$35.00 per hour
Education Requirements
Not specified

Description

Remote Flexible Jobs (https://remoteflexiblejobs.com) is now searching for a Telecommute Medical Coder to work in the U.S.

JOB TYPE: Full-time; Part-time

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Review and abstract patient medical records. Report diagnoses, treatments, as well as surgical and non-surgical procedures for CAH facility medical services.
  • Perform coding duties of discharged patient medical records using AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM/PCS and HCPCS; CMS ICD-10-CM, AMA CPT Assistant, and ACEP ED Facility Level Coding Guidelines.
  • Correctly assign ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT/HCPCS codes creating APG group assignments.
  • Abide by the standards of AHIMA’s Code of Ethics. Concerns involving compliance issues are forwarded to the Manager of HIM for action.
  • Apply accurate charges.
  • Query physicians when documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes.
  • Report unusual findings to the supervisor when coding.
  • Ensure that the code assignment is supported by provider documentation.
  • Maintain professional competency and knowledge of third-party payer and QIO regulations.
  • Compliant with HIPAA, demonstrates discretion and integrity.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

PAYMENT: $26.00-$35.00 per hour

TO BECOME AN AGENT:

Apply and register today at https://remoteflexiblejobs.com/join-now and select the Remote Flexible Jobs Service Network.

Please reference user code RFJTanyaPhilip.

Please contact our office staff at 1 (405) 633-0079 if you have any further questions.

Skills

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

• Minimum of high school diploma is a plus.

• Knowledge of and demonstrated appropriate use of ICD-10, ICD-10- PCS, and CPT coding.

Experience: Two years of coding and abstracting experience in ICD-9-CM/ ICD-10-CM and PCS, DRG’s, and CPT including modifiers and APC’s.

Certificates, License, Registrations:

• Successful obtainment and maintenance of an AHIMA credential: CCS, CCS-P, RHIT, or RHIA.

• AAPC credential of CPC is also acceptable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Thorough knowledge of the related Prospective Payment Systems (PPS) and CAH payment methodology.

• Experience with using a PC and 3M™ encoding systems.

• Broad knowledge of pharmacology indications for drug usage and related adverse reactions.

• Knowledge of ancillary testing (i.e., laboratory, X-ray, EKG).

• Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.

• Understanding of coding practices and guidelines.

• Maintain compliance with HIPAA and patient confidentiality.

• Auditing skills for coding quality and compliance.

• Strong process management skills.

• Excellent communication skills in working with the public as well as co-workers.

• Basic knowledge of MS Excel.

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