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Job Title: Medical Coding Specialist

Employer:Babylon Healthcare Inc
Type:FULL TIME
Job Location:Remote
Skills:coding,compliance,auditing
Specialties:E&M, outpatient, psychiatric
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Location:,Austin 78704, TX, US
* Note: This listing is for a remote position
Date Posted:2/3/2021

We are a team on a mission, to put accessible and affordable healthcare in the hands of every person on earth. Our mission is bold and ambitious, and it’s one that’s shared by our team who shares our values, to dream big, build fast and be brilliant.


To achieve this, we’ve brought together one of the largest teams of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers to focus on combining the ever-growing computing power of machines, with the best medical expertise of humans, to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalized health service and make it universally available.


At Babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare. We’re only as good as our people. So, finding the best people is everything to us.


We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…


We are seeking a detail-oriented Medical Coder to join our growing team, based remotely. In this position, you will play a key role in reviewing provider documentation and abstracting appropriate ICD-10, CPT / HCPCS codes for general medicine and behavioural health telemedicine encounters.  


You’ll spend time on the following:


  • Analyze and interpret clinical documentation to accurately abstract and/or validate ICD-10 and CPT/HCPCS codes for general medicine and behavioural health encounters

  • Identify and resolve provider documentation deficiencies by submitting a query to the provider and following up in a timely manner to ensure resolution

  • Work directly with medical billing staff to resolve billing edits and payer denials related to coding conflicts

  • Assist billing staff with clinical appeals when related to coding issues

  • Research and provide education to providers and staff regarding coding and documentation guidelines

  • Work in collaboration with leadership team to provide analysis and routine feedback to healthcare providers on coding and documentation issues

  • Perform encounter quality audits on an ongoing basis

  • Perform other ad hoc duties as necessary

 

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • 1+ years of clinical coding experience working in a high-volume physician office or hospital

  • CPC or other active coding certification from an accredited professional coding organization, such as AHIMA / AAPC

  • Strong knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology

  • Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, commercial and managed care coding guidelines as well as the ability to research updated guidelines, as needed

  • Ability to work within a deadline-intense environment

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and customer service skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to multitask, and keen attention to detail

  • Highly resourceful self-learner, with the ability to operate effectively independently

  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Google suite of productivity applications, and PC applications.

  • Willingness to pitch in and assist with other projects and share responsibilities, as needed

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

 

Desirable:

  • Behavioural healthcare experience working in E&M, Outpatient therapy / Psychiatric encounters

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, plus annual bonus

  • 401k' with employer matching contribution

  • Benefits include medical insurance, vision, dental coverage and PTO

  • Dog-friendly office and a casual dress code

  • Incredible growth opportunities with a global health-tech startup with a meaningful mission

Applying

https://jobs.lever.co/babylonhealth/df4acb21-b137-4aaa-ace3-739c9008a56b

or for more details email victoria.partington@babylonhealth.com

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