Experienced Outpatient Coders are needed for remote contracts. HCTec provides excellent salary, medical benefits, paid time off, 401K with company contribution, and more. Apply today to learn more about working for HCTec.
Performs necessary outpatient code assignment & sequencing in accordance with Official Coding Guidelines, AHA Coding Clinic Guidance, as well as coding department policies and coding industry ethical practices for Outpatient Surgeries, Observations, Interventional Radiology and Cardiac Cath procedures.
This includes abstraction of information for Medicare, Medicaid and private (third party) insurance payers. Articulates and sends appropriate query requests to physicians. Responsible for QI initiatives, audits and department query incitation; selecting the most accurate and descriptive codes and code assignments and completion of special project assignments. Codes the highest level complexity of outpatient medical records and demonstrates familiarity with the DNFB and other advanced coding application processes.
Accuracy of completed coding will be reviewed monthly and must be maintained at a 95% level of accuracy on an ongoing basis.
- RHIA, RHIT, CCS, COC, or CPC
- Minimum of three (3) years Hospital or related healthcare field
- Experience with EPIC, Cerner, Meditech or similar EMR
- Previous experience at the advanced level with windows based software applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), encoder software and e-mail applications
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Current Procedural Terminology (Cpt)
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