Surgical Coder HIMS Remote

Banner Health Remote
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PRIMARY CITY/STATE:

Mesa, Arizona



DEPARTMENT NAME:

Coding-Acute Care Hospital



WORK SHIFT:

Day



JOB CATEGORY:

Revenue Cycle



PRIMARY LOCATION SALARY RANGE:

$21.20/hr - $31.81/hr, based on education & experience

In accordance with Colorados EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency Rules.



A rewarding career that fits your life

As an employer of the future, we are proud to offer our team members many career and lifestyle choices including remote work options

If youre looking to leverage your abilities you belong at Banner Health.



IDEAL ACUTE CARE SURGICAL HIMS CODER, REMOTE CANDIDATE WILL HAVE EXPERIENCE CODING ACUTE CARE SAME DAY SURGERIES (MULTIPLE SPECIALTIES - MUST HAVE WIDE VARIETY) AND OBSERVATION VISITS, SOLID CPT SKILLS IN A VARIETY OF ENCOUNTERS/SURGERY TYPES, WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF PCS CODING FUNDAMENTALS, AND EXPERIENCE ADDRESSING NCCI EDITS AND APPLYING APPROPRIATE MODIFIERS

They would be able to work effectively with common office software and coding software and abstracting systems.



In most of our Coding roles, there is a CODING ASSESSMENT GIVEN AFTER EACH SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEW

BANNER HEALTH PROVIDES YOUR EQUIPMENT WHEN HIRED.



THIS IS A FULLY REMOTE POSITION AND AVAILABLE IF YOU LIVE IN THE FOLLOWING STATES ONLY: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI & WY.



THE HOURS ARE FLEXIBLE as we have remote Coders across the Nation

Generally any 8 hour period between 7am 7pm can work, with production being the greatest emphasis

APPLY TODAY!



Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader

We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines

Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.



POSITION SUMMARY

This position evaluates medical records, provides clinical abstracts and assigns appropriate clinical diagnosis and procedure codes in accordance with nationally recognized coding guidelines.



CORE FUNCTIONS

1

Analyzes medical information from medical records

Accurately codes diagnostic and procedural information in accordance with national coding guidelines and appropriate reimbursement requirements

Consults with medical providers to clarify missing or inadequate record information and to determine appropriate diagnostic and procedure codes

Provides thorough, timely and accurate assignments of ICD and/or CPT4 codes, MS-DRGs, APCs, POAs and reconciliation of charges.



2

Abstracts clinical diagnoses, procedure codes and documents other pertinent information obtained from the medical record into the electronic medical records

Seeks out missing information and creates complete records, including items such as disease and procedure codes, point of origin code, discharge disposition, date of surgery, attending physician, consulting physicians, surgeons and anesthesiologists, and appropriate signatures/authorizations

Refers inconsistent patient treatment information/documentation to coding quality analysis, supervisor or individual department for clarification/additional information for accurate code assignment.



3

Provides quality assurance for medical records

For all assigned records and/or areas assures compliance with coding rules and regulations according to regulatory agencies for state Medicaid plans, Center for Medicare Services (CMS), Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), as well as company and applicable professional standards.



4

As assigned, compiles daily and monthly reports; tabulates data from medical records for research or analysis purposes.



5

Works independently under regular supervision

Uses specialized knowledge for accurate assignment of ICD/CPT and MS-DRG codes according to national guidelines

May seek guidance for correct interpretation of coding guidelines and LCDs (Local Coverage Determinations).



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS



High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and specialized formal training equivalent to the two year certification course in medical record keeping principles and practices, anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology, standard nomenclature, and classification of diagnoses and operations, or an Associates degree in a related health care field.



Must demonstrate a level of knowledge and understanding of ICD and CPT coding principles as recommended by the American Health Information Management Association coding competencies, and as normally demonstrated by certification by the American Academy of Professional Coders

Six months providing coding services within a broad range of health care facilities

Must be able to achieve an acceptable accuracy rate on the coding test administered by the hiring facility according to pre-established company standards.



Must be able to work effectively with common office software and coding software and abstracting systems.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS



Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) in an active status or Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) with American Health Information Management Association or American Academy of Professional Coders is preferred

Will consider experience in lieu of certification/degree.



Additional related education and/or experience preferred.



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Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.



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