Outpatient HB Coder (MN Residents Only) Remote

Ridgeview

Introduction:

Come join a growing coding team! This opportunity is available as a remote role for Minnesota residents. Ridgeview is seeking an experienced Outpatient Coder. We are looking for someone who is talented and committed to come grow with us. We are supportive of our talent and offer work from home and flexible daytime schedules. If you hold current coding credentials through AAPC or AHIMA consider joining our coding team. Experience with EPIC is highly desirable.

Purpose of Job 

This position is responsible for reviewing clinical documentation and charges for assignment of compliant, accurate and complete ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS codes and modifiers.  The outpatient coders review/apply facility codes that detail the volume and intensity of hospital or health system resources used to deliver patient care, such as the use of medical equipment, medication, and nursing staff.  Areas of focus will be facility Outpatient, ED, Wound, Same Day Surgery, Observation, Swing Bed, Home Health and Hospice. Legitimately and ethically optimize hospital services payment based on Official Coding Guidelines and NCCI guidelines with physician/department consultation when appropriate. Responsible for coding all Ridgeview locations including but not limited to critical access hospitals.

Job Functions 

  1. Identifies, verifies, abstracts and translates medical record documentation to accurate and complete codes according to industry approved guidelines and department policies.
  2. Completes coding queues/tasks as assigned, maintaining a consistent level of productivity and accuracy.
  3. Maintain accurate coding-related information in other platforms, which may include claims clearinghouse, practice management system and encoding software.
  4. Review and/or correct coding related denials.
  5. Participate in coder specific training and education. Maintain certification and continuing education hours.
  6. Attend mandatory training and on site meetings.
  7. Participate in and attend audit and education for physicians/clinicians and departments.
  8. Travel to and/or permanently work at a site within a clinic or hospital.
  9. Ability to work remotely after meeting and maintaining productivity and quality standards.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Coding Certification through AHIMA and/or AAPC
  • Minimum 1-2 years of healthcare coding experience

License/Certifications

  • AAPC, AHIMA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using practice management system and clearinghouse
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills in order to identify, analyze, research and develop solutions for coding related issues and/or process improvement.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply online at www.ridgeviewmedical.org.

Job #1879314820

Ridgeview is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply Online: http://www.ridgeviewmedical.org