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Remote OP Coder Job in Farmington Hills, Michigan

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Job Title: Remote OP Coder

Job Location:Remote
Skills:Remote Coding
Specialties:All Hospital based Clinic, Ancillary
Required Certifications:COC or CCS
Required Experience:5 to 7 years
Location:30600, Northwestern Highway Suite 305 Farmington Hills 48334, MI, US
* Note: This listing is for a remote position
Date Posted:10/5/2020



Outpatient Coder (REMOTE)


REPORTS TO:       Senior Coding Manager




  • Demonstrates the ability to perform quality coding on clinic, ancillary, wound care, emergency room / E&M and outpatient surgery records.

  •  Maintains a working knowledge of ICD-10-CM and CPT coding principles, governmental regulations, official coding guidelines.


  • Assures that all services documented in the patient's chart are coded with appropriate ICD-10 and CPT codes. Experience with OPTUM strongly preferred.


  • When services/diagnoses are not documented appropriately, seeks to attain proper documentation in a timely manner according to facility standards.


  • Achieves and maintains 95% accuracy in coding while maintaining a high level of productivity.


  • The coder must be proficient with using Optum and will be expected to abstract, code, clear edits, and assign necessary demographic and clinical data elements as needed. Our OP Coder will be expected to write an appropriate non-leading query.


  • The coder must actively participate in educational opportunities to continually improve his/her coding skills and knowledge.


  • Must have computer/system proficiency and be able to research coding questions. Must be able to work independently, be self-motivated, and have a strong work ethic. 


  • Coders are responsible for maintaining HIPAA compliant work-stations (reference HIPAA work station policy) and are responsible for maintaining patient privacy at all times.

MACHINES OR EQUIPMENT OPERATED:  Computer/PC, Windows 10. Must have a HIPAA compliant personal computer running Windows 10 or higher.




  • Successful completion of a coding certificate program with AHIMA or AAPC approval status, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, COC, CPC certification status preferred. AHIMA or AAPC credentials preferred.
  • ICD-10-CM/PCS training
  • At least 2-year HIM Associates Degree Preferred

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years coding experience with thorough understanding of the coding process. Comprehensive knowledge of disease classifications, nomenclature, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and medical record practices required for coding. Demonstrated communication skills both written and verbal and the ability to gather and communicate technical and clinical information regarding case finding, reporting and coding.  Demonstrated ability to organize and implement work assignments independent of direct supervision.  Experience working with HIM coding software, EHR (Electronic Health Records), Computer Assisted Coding software (especially OPTUM) and Microsoft applications required.


Applicants should send their resume to:

Michael T Dougherty

Chief Executive Officer

E: mdougherty@providentedge.com


Cathy M. Straub, RHIT,CCS

AHIMA Approved ICD 10 CM/PCS Trainer

Revenue Integrity and Compliance Audit Services, Senior Auditor

E: cstraub@providentedge.com

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