Urgent Care/Outpatient Clinic Coder (Remote)

STAR Medical Auditing Services

Anywhere Remote only

Full-time

Allied Health Professionals / Attention to detail and systematic way of working

Jul 29

Urgent Care/Outpatient Clinic Coder (Remote)

JOB DESCRIPTION

As an Urgent Care/Outpatient Clinic Coder you will be assisting STAR with medical coding for our clients. Must have strong coding skills and strong attention to detail with 95% or higher quality maintained. Coding assessments are required to be considered for this position. This is a contract position that is fully remote. Must work 20-40 hours per week. Must be US-based.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews medical records to identify diagnoses, E/M, CPT procedures and modifiers relative to the patient’s encounter.
  • Abstracts appropriate information from the medical record based on the guidelines provided by the client and after a thorough review of the medical record.
  • Solicits clarification from the physician regarding ambiguous or conflicting documentation in the medical record using guidelines provided by the client.
  • Ensure all coding complies with the ethical coding standards/guidelines and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act guidelines/regulations

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have one of the following AHIMA/AAPC certifications: CPC, CCS, RHIA, RHIT
  • Extensive knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and coding guidelines for ICD-10 and CPT codes
  • At least 2 years of recent active auditing experience in Urgent Care and/or Outpatient Clinic Coding including but not limited to:
  • Office Visits
  • Telehealth Visits
  • Minor Procedures
  • Injections, vaccinations & immunizations (adult & peds)
  • COVID Vaccine coding
  • Modifier usage
  • NCCI Edits
  • Knowledge of legal, regulatory, and policy compliance issues related to medical coding and billing procedures, and documentation including CMS guidelines
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act guidelines/regulations
  • Proficient computer skills using MS-Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer, electronic medical records (EMR) systems including Epic, Cerner, Meditech, EMA, Athena, etc along with computer assisted coding programs.
  • Meet required client productivity standards and maintain minimum of 95% accuracy

DESIRED QUALITIES

  • Self-sufficient with strong analytical and research skills
  • Responsible and responsive
  • Strong attention to details
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Must reside and be legal to work in the U.S.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or can claim exemption based on medical reasons or religious beliefs

TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS

  • Computer running Windows 10 or higher with antivirus software and firewall enabled
  • Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Reliable high-speed internet service


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