Telecommute Certified Medical Coder (HCC)

Remote Flexible Jobs
Published
September 13, 2021
Location
Telecommute, TX
Category
Job Type
Job ID
Remote Flexible Jobs
Job Industry
Medical Coding
Skills
Must meet all job description requirements.
Education
High School
Education Requirements
Not Specified
Salary
$22.00-$35.00
Pay Type
Hour
Street Address
Telecommute

Description

Remote Flexible Jobs (https://remoteflexiblejobs.com) is seeking for someone to fill the position of a Telecommute Certified Medical Coder to work in the U.S. only.

DESCRIPTION:

In this role, you will review medical records and apply the appropriate ICD–10-CM diagnostic codes. Codes must meet QA standards (following both the Official Coding Guidelines and Risk Adjustment Guidelines).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assign appropriate ICD–10-CM codes, mapping to risk adjustment models as applicable.
  • Assign codes when the documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or otherwise unclear for medical coding purposes.
  • Remain current on diagnosis coding guidelines and risk adjustment reimbursement reporting requirements.
  • Check chart assignments every day and accurately report all hours worked on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain quality and production standards required by company.
  • Report work-related concerns to assigned Coder Advocate and, if not adequately addressed, to Sr. Manager of Clinical Operations.

PAY: $22.00-$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.

Job Requirements

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

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be a U.S. citizen.

• Active certified coder certification through AHIMA or AAPC is required (CRC/CPC/CCS). CCA and CPC-A are not accepted.

• At least one year of experience as a certified coder is required.

• At least one year of risk adjustment coding experience is required.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

• Extensive knowledge of ICD-10-CM outpatient diagnosis coding guidelines (knowledge and demonstrated understanding of Risk Adjustment coding and data validation requirements is highly preferred).

• Ability to code using an ICD-10-CM code book (without using an encoder).

• Strong clinical knowledge related to chronic illness diagnosis, treatment and management.

• Reliability and a commitment to meeting tight deadlines (24-hour
turnaround time on all assigned charts).

• Exemplary attention to detail and completeness-all medical coders must maintain minimum QA passing requirements based on HCC scoring model (HCCx < or equal to 5 and HCCm < or equal to 5). • Knowledge of HIPAA, recognizing a commitment to privacy, security and confidentiality of all medical chart documentation.

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