Remote HCC Coder
at RCM Health Care Services

Date Posted: 11/2/2019

Job Description

RCM HIM is hiring remote HCC Coders for long-term contract roles. This role will provide coding quality auditing services and evaluates clinical documentation to ensure accurate coding.  This position is also responsible for timely communication of identified quality issues concerning documentation and coding. The ultimate goal is improvement in coding accuracy. The minimum productivity goal is set by project with an expectation of minimum 95% accuracy rate.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Abstract pertinent information from patient medical records. Assign appropriate ICD-10-CM codes, creating HCC and/or RxHCC group assignments as applicable.
  • Queries when documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or otherwise unclear for medical coding purposes.
  • Remain current on medical coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements.
  • Check chart assignments every day and report accurately all hours worked on a weekly basis.
  • Report work-related concerns to assigned Coding Manager
  • Comply with the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adhere to official coding guidelines.
  • Comply with HIPAA laws and regulations.
  • Participate in testing and training as required by RCM HIM.
Qualifications:
  • Active coding credential through AHIMA or AAPC required (CRC Strongly Preferred)
  • At least three years' experience as a medical coder
  • Extensive knowledge of ICD-10-CM outpatient diagnosis coding guidelines (with knowledge and demonstrated understanding of CMS HCC Risk Adjustment coding and data validation requirements is preferred);
  • Ability to code using an ICD-10-CM code book (without using an encoder);
  • Strong clinical skills related to chronic illness diagnosis, treatment and management;
  • Reliability and a commitment to meeting tight deadlines (24-hour turnaround time on all assigned charts);
  • Personal discipline to work remotely without direct supervision;
  • 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);
  • Computer proficiency (including MS Windows, MS Office, and the Internet);
  • Knowledge of HIPAA, recognizing a commitment to privacy, security and confidentiality of all medical chart documentation.
WE OFFER EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDING:
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k w/ Matching
  • Reimbursed CEU's up to $300 per year
  • Laptop Computer with dual monitors provided
  • On-going Coding Education
  • Annual performance reviews with merit increases
  • Dedicated Coding Manager support
  • Dedicated IT support
  • Free Coding Questions Hotline
  • Wonderful team of Recruiters!
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Nation Wide
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 11/2/2019

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