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Certified Professional Coder Job in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

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Job Title: Certified Professional Coder

Employer:Tandigm Health
Type:FULL TIME
Skills:Primary Care Practice,Coding,ICD 10 CM/PCS,abstract medical records,auditing experience,
Specialties: ICD-9, ICD-10, HCPCS and CPT coding guidelines, medical terminology,
Required Certifications:CPC preferred
Preferred Certifications:CPC
Location:300 Conshohocken State Road, Ste. 260 West Conshohocken 19428, PA, US
Date Posted:7/17/2018

We are on a Mission to Fix Healthcare

Join us. We work every day to improve health outcomes by supporting primary care physicians. Finding new and innovative ways to deliver healthcare requires an inspired team of bright, hard-working individuals. Presently, we're looking for a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) to join our mission to fix healthcare.

Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Office-Based

West Conshohocken, PA  19428 

The Certified Professional Coder is responsible for serving as a key resource for medical coding matters. Performs reviews and audits and codes medical records to ensure the appropriate diagnostic codes and modifiers are used per Generally Accepted Medical Coding Guidelines, ICD-10 Guidelines and the CMS National Correct Coding Initiative. Participates in the implementation of the organization’s Coding Proficiency program. Interfaces and disseminates audit results to clinicians and management and provides guidance to practices on improving coding accuracy. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

·       Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrates Tandigm’s commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each internal and external customer.

·       Performs quarterly audits of clinical documentation by assessing the level and accuracy of coding and documentation of ICD-10 codes using Tandigm’s auditing criteria

·       Assists with acquiring visit notes required for audit

·       Serves as a key contact and liaison with clinicians to answer coding questions.

·       Conducts individualized training sessions with clinicians and their staff around specific coding issues based on audit results.

·       Proactively disseminates coding updates to the clinicians.

·       Works with key departments within Tandigm to review and explain medical chart audit results.

·       Brings questions to the ACE Medical Director as needed.

·       Assists in training incoming department staff.

·  Supports and participates in process and quality improvement initiatives.

·       Stays abreast of industry coding and compliance issues.

·       Participates in coding/auditing discussions to ensure best practice efforts and processes are implemented through appropriate coding.

·    Utilizes, protects, and discloses Tandigm’s patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

·       Ability to travel (about 25%) throughout the five county Philadelphia region (Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, & Chester, &Philadelphia counties) to our Primary Care Practices (PCPs) as needed.

·       Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

·       Performs additional duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent required, with current/active CPC coder certification from the AAPC is required, with at least one (1) year of coding experience preferred.  Emphasis on ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS coding, medical terminology and regulatory requirements along with two (2) years’ coding training experience; medical chart auditing experience is a plus. Prior healthcare work experience, related to coding and/or medical billing, or compliance coupled with recent coding certification also a plus. 

Must have valid PA driver’s license and must be able to travel throughout the six (6) county Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Chester, Berks, Delaware, Bucks) region as needed. 


Applying

To find out more about this opening and to apply, visit our website or send your resume to:  careers@tandigmhealth.com or application links:

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