Medical Coder

Avosys Technology, Inc. Remote
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Overview: Avosys is a growing integrator of professional, technological and management solutions services.

Founded in 1998, Avosys provides services nationwide to Federal, Commercial, Local and State clients.

We recognize the foundation of our firm is our people and we continue to rise above our competition by hiring the best.

Is it your calling to serve our Nation’s Heroes.

Avosys is seeking a Medical Coder to provide services to the military at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, AZ.Maximize family time with no weekend, Holiday, or on-call requirementsMaintain work-life balance with guaranteed 8-hour shiftsTake advantage of our competitive, comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, long-term disability & 401(k) Responsibilities: Assignment of accurate Evaluation and Management (E) codes, ICD-9 & 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 encounters.Train and educate military treatment facility staff on coding issues and plays a significant role in coding compliance activities.Identify and abstract information from medical records (paper or electronic) for special studies and audits, internal and external.

Interact with military treatment facility staff to ensure documentation is clear and supports coding assignments.

Educate military treatment facility staff through individual or group in-services and training sessions.Maintain a delinquency report of missing records in order to facilitate completion of work within the required Air Force thresholds.Codes External Resource Sharing Agreement (ERSA) procedures using medical documentation located in AHLTA/HAIMS and captures coded workload in CHCS.

Qualifications: An accrediting institution recognized by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and/or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) must accredit education.Excellent computer/communication skills for provider and staff interactions.Knowledge of anatomy/physiology and disease process, medical terminology, coding guidelines (outpatient), documentation requirements, familiarity with medications and reimbursement guidelines; and encoder experience.The ability to handle multiple projects and appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

Obtain the required continued education hours at no expense to the government in order to maintain current and proper national certification(s) required for the position.Successfully completed requirements for International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision ICD-10-CM/PCS proficiency certification by AHIMA standards or the AAPC ICD-10-CM proficiency test prior to start date.A minimum of three years’ experience in a production coding environment in multiple specialties in the outpatient setting (physician’s office or ambulatory surgery centers) within the last five years, including assignment of E, CPT, and HCPCS codes.

Multiple specialties encompass different medical specialties (i.e.

Family Practice, Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, OB/GYN, etc.) that utilize ICD, E, CPT, and HCPCS codes.

Ancillary specialties (PT/OT, Radiology, Lab, Nutrition, etc.) that usually do NOT use E codes do not count as qualifying experience.

Additionally, coding, auditing and training exclusively for specialties such as home health, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation care will not be considered as qualifying experience.

Coding experience limited to making codes conform to specific payer requirements for the business office (insurance billing, accounts receivable) isnot a qualifying factor.Two years of outpatient/ambulatory surgery experience may be qualifying if received in a military medical facility.The work is primarily sedentary.

Requirements may include prolonged walking, standing, sitting or bending.

Carrying or lifting of medical records may be required daily.

Use of one or more computer programs and monitors may be required daily.

License - Certifications: Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) CCS-P (Certified Coder Specialist – Physician (CCS-P) with the appropriate level of experience.Possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification Other Information: Industry: DefenseUS Citizenship Required: YesBackground Check: RequiredCurrent Clearance Level Required: NoneTelework: NoTravel: No Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact (210) 888-0775 or for assistance.

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