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PRN Certified Medical Coder - Remote Job in Akron, Ohio

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Job Title: PRN Certified Medical Coder - Remote

Employer:Medic Management Group
Type:Contract Hourly
Skills:Coding & Auditing
Required Certifications:CPC
Preferred Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:Akron, OH
Date Posted:7/3/2018

Medic Management Group, is a health care services entity specializing in providing services including: medical billing, collection recovery, credentialing, coding & auditing, consulting, and practice management.  Medic Management Group has a wide variety of clients covering private practices, post-acute care facilities, hospitals and health systems, and clinical research institutions.

If you are looking for a company that encourages its employees to excel and provides a welcoming environment, then we have a wonderful opportunity for you!  We are looking to add an experienced remote PRN Certified Medical Coder to add to our highly skilled staff.     

The PRN Certified Medical Coder is responsible to obtain accurate reimbursement for our provider’s claims.  This is done through thorough reviewing, analyzing, and coding both diagnostic and procedural information used in the billing of charges for physician’s services.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial charge review to determine appropriate CPT and ICD-10 codes to be used in reporting physician services to third party payers.
  • Interprets progress notes, operative reports, and charge documents to determine services provided and accurately assign CPT and ICD-10 coding to these services.  Provides coding education to providers as required.
  • Performs a comprehensive review of the record to assure all vital information such as patient identification, signatures, and dates are all present in the record.
  • Evaluates the records for documentation consistency and adequacy. Ensured that the inlay diagnosis accurately reflects the care and treatment rendered.
  • Monitors and follows up to ensure all services that can be billed are captured and coded for billing.
  • Analyze provider documentation assure the appropriate Evaluation & Management levels are assigned using the correct CPT codes.
  • Responsible for ensuring the batch processes for all coded charges.
  • Utilizes batch-logging systems to comply with internal audit standards.
  • Reviews all physician documentation to ensure compliance with third party and regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintains comprehensive knowledge and understanding of changing guidelines and regulations to insure the practice is compliant.  
  • Demonstrates high productivity and quality standards.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications:

  •          High school diploma or equivalent. 
  •          Certified professional coder through AAPC or AHIMA with a minimum of three years’ experience with CPT/ICD-10 coding knowledge in OB/GYN physician billing.
  •          E/M experience preferred.  Ideal candidate has prior experience of coding specialties.
  •           Follows policies and procedures pertinent to the coding and compliance departments.
  •       High proficiency with computer software including but not limited to health information management system, billing software, insurance websites, and Microsoft Office.
  •       Able to work independently with minimal supervision as a remote coder. 
  •         Organize and prioritize responsibilities while remaining flexible to changing demands.
  •        Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to interact with providers, staff, and others.
  •      Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  •      Must have high level of discretion and judgment.
  •       Maintain a strong working relationship with the providers and management team.   
  •       Work in collaboration with other staff to maintain a team oriented environment. 
  •        Responsible for maintaining continuing education per certification requirements.
  •        Availability to work, as need.

Physical Demands: 

  • Work may require sitting for long periods of time.
  •  Occasionally lifting files or paper. 
  • Operating a computer, keyboard, a calculator, telephone, copier, fax, scanner, or other such office equipment through a normal business day.    
  • Vision must be correctable to 20/20 for viewing information on computer screen and reading information in a paper format.  
  • Hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts.
  • Will require viewing computer screen and typing on a keyboard for prolonged periods of time.

Reasonable accommodations may be made be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. We are an equal opportunity employer.


Applying

For consideration, please submit your resume with salary requirements to Human Resources at scorbin@medicmgmt.com.