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Job Title: Medical Coder

Employer:Peregrine Healthcare LLC
Type:FULL TIME, OTHER
Job Location:Remote
Skills:Coding,Billing,Auditing
Specialties:Cardiology
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:15014 fm 529 Houston 77077, TX, US
* Note: This listing is for a remote position
Date Posted:1/12/2022

SUMMARY

Certified Coder CPC or Auditor reviews codes submitted by physicians and other healthcare providers to assure accurate assignment of ICD-10 and CPT codes for inpatient/outpatient professional charges submitted via encounters, super bills and reports; maintains compliance with Federal, State and payer regulations.  Responsible for Provider Education for Clinical Documentation and ICD 10 support.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

 

?        Ability to review and analyze encounters, reports and other medical records to determine the appropriate diagnosis and procedure codes to describe the level of service and surgical professional services provided.

?        Abstract the appropriate evaluation and management level of service from the medical record per CPT instructions.

?        Understand and adhere to CPT and ICD-10-CM instructions, the appropriate use of modifiers, and multiple or add-on procedures.

?        Be knowledgeable of Medicare's guidelines for Teaching Physicians and Residents and their application in the teaching environment.

?        Assure healthcare provider compliance with official coding guidelines as well as Medicare and Medicaid requirements for coding and billing.

?        Identify and educate healthcare providers on additional revenue opportunities. Other tasks as assigned.

  ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 ?        CPC or five years of experience with evaluation and management or

?        Equivalent combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities.

?        Three years’ experience as a Certified Coder/Chart Auditor in a Cardiology setting

?        Knowledge of ICD-10-CM and CPT coding guidelines along with modifier usage; medical terminology; anatomy and physiology

?        Ability to research and analyze data, draws conclusions, and resolves issues

?        Ability to read, interpret and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.

?        Strong managerial, leadership, and interpersonal skills.

?        Excellent written and oral communication skills.

?        Moderate – Intermediate computer skills.

 

Applying

Human Resources at HR@peregrinehealthcare.com with a full resume detailing job history and qualifications.  Word or PDF file.

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