Remote Profee Surgical Coder II
The Surgical Coder reviews, analyzes, and codes professional/physician medical record documentation to include, but not limited to, medical diagnostic and procedural information for various practices. This coder works collaboratively with surgeons to ensure the accuracy of the code sets on the surgical case.
· Performs professional/physician coding for CMS 1500 claim submission. Experience in any of the following specialties, they only have to have one area of expertise not all: Plastics/reconstructive, Ortho, Cardio, ENT
Additional Experience and/or Qualifications: (Has Achieved Competency in the Following Areas, Job Knowledge and Additional Considerations):
Knowledge of professional/physician coding rules for specialized surgical professionals. Experience with National Correct Coding Initiative edits (NCCI), National Coverage Determinations (NCD), Local Coverage Determinations (LCD), and Outpatient coding guidelines for official coding and reporting. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology, surgical procedures, disease processes, patient health record content and the medical record coding process. Knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques related to compliant healthcare billing/collections. Knowledge of coding and billing requirements for services furnished in a teaching settings. Knowledge of coding and billing requirements for provider based billing facilities. Ability to work independently in a teleworking environment, to organize/prioritize work, exercise excellent communication skills, is attentive to detail, demonstrate follow through skills and maintain a positive attitude.
Minimum Education and/or Experience Required: (Education Requirements and Experience):
Associate's Degree required; Bachelor's Degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years of physician/professional surgical coding experience.
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist - Physician (CCS-P) or a coding credential of a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required.
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- Premium health benefits for you and your family
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- Industry-leading clinical team support
- Licensure assistance
- 401k matching
- Free CEUs
About the Company
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