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Signature Performance, Inc. CODER - Medical Coder in Billings, Montana

This is a remote based position. Applicants can be located nationwide

Status

Full-time

Job Description

ED/Clinic and Ancillary

SUMMARY: Responsible for assignment of accurate Evaluation and
Management (E&M) codes, ICD-10 diagnoses, current procedural terminology
(CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), modifiers
and quantities derived from medical record documentation (paper or
electronic) for outpatient , emergency, ambulatory surgery and ancillary
service visits.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Mandatory knowledge and skills

Position requires excellent computer/communication skills for provider
and staff interactions

Knowledge of anatomy/physiology and disease process, medical
terminology, coding guidelines, documentation requirements, familiarity
with medications and reimbursement guidelines

Candidate must have ability to handle multiple projects and
appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines

Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, able to understand
and follow individual client Standard Operating Procedures

Candidate must have E/M experience in clinic and ED using 2021 E/M
guidelines

CPSI, Cerner, and 3M experience preferred

Education/Certification

Current AAPC or AHIMA coding certification required:

Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT)

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

Certified Coder Specialist - Physician (CCS-P)

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by
the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and
American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

Continuing Education and Recertification: Required continuing education
must be completed in accordance with AAPC or AHIMA requirements and
certification maintained

Experience: a minimum of three years' experience is required.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements

Work may be conducted remotely, in the Signature Corporate office or at
the client location, as assigned

The work is primarily sedentary

Client site work may include prolonged walking, standing, sitting or
bending

Carrying or lifting of medical records may be necessary

SPECIFIC TASKS

Responsible for assignment of accurate E&M, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes
and modifiers from medical record documentation

Identifies and abstracts information from medical records (paper or
electronic) for special studies and audits, internal and external

Works within various client systems (Epic, McKesson, AllScripts, etc.),
including applicable coding compliance editor software to ensure records
are accurately coded

Follows established query process to clarify documentation to support
coding assignments

May provide feedback to coders or physicians. Feedback will be presented
in a supportive and educational manner

Works closely with the Coding and or QA Manager during QA audit
process

Ensures all required component parts of the medical record that pertain
to coding are present, accurate and comply with CMS, JCAHO and client
requirements

Maintains productivity and accuracy requirements as outlined for each
client. Unless otherwise stated, coding productivity follows AHIMA
standards.

Type
Per Hour
Per Day
Min/ record

In-Patient
3
24
20 min

Ambulatory, Out-Patient, Interventional Sg or Procedures
5
40
12 min

Emergency Department
15
120
4 min

Ancillary Services
19
152
3 min

Out-Patient
15
120
4 min

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, Full-time

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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