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Remote Outpatient Coder Job in Omaha, Nebraska

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Job Title: Remote Outpatient Coder

Employer:Signature Performance
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location: Omaha 68114, NE, US
Date Posted:5/2/2019
Out-Patient. Emergency, Ambulatory Surgery and Ancillary Services

SUMMARY: Responsible for assignment of accurate Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes, ICD-10 diagnoses, current procedural terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), modifiers and quantities derived from medical record documentation (paper or electronic) for outpatient , emergency, ambulatory surgery and ancillary service visits.

Mandatory knowledge and skills
  • Position requires excellent computer/communication skills for provider and staff interactions
  • Knowledge of anatomy/physiology and disease process, medical terminology, coding guidelines, documentation requirements, familiarity with medications and reimbursement guidelines
  • Candidate must have ability to handle multiple projects and appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, able to understand and follow individual client Standard Operating Procedures
Current AAPC or AHIMA coding certification required:
  • Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT)
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • Certified Coder Specialist - Physician (CCS-P)
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
Continuing Education and Recertification: Required continuing education must be completed in accordance with AAPC or AHIMA requirements and certification maintained
Experience: a minimum of three years' experience is required.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements
  • Work may be conducted remotely, in the Signature Corporate office or at the client location, as assigned
  • The work is primarily sedentary
  • Client site work may include prolonged walking, standing, sitting or bending
  • Carrying or lifting of medical records may be necessary
  • Responsible for assignment of accurate E&M, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes and modifiers from medical record documentation
  • Identifies and abstracts information from medical records (paper or electronic) for special studies and audits, internal and external
  • Works within various client systems (Epic, McKesson, AllScripts, etc.), including applicable coding compliance editor software to ensure records are accurately coded
  • Follows established query process to clarify documentation to support coding assignments
  • May provide feedback to coders or physicians. Feedback will be presented in a supportive and educational manner
  • Works closely with the Coding and or QA Manager during QA audit process
  • Ensures all required component parts of the medical record that pertain to coding are present, accurate and comply with CMS, JCAHO and client requirements
  • Maintains productivity and accuracy requirements as outlined for each client. Unless otherwise stated, coding productivity follows AHIMA standards.


Per Hour

Per Day

Min/ record




20 min

Ambulatory, Out-Patient, Interventional Sg or Procedures



12 min

Emergency Department



4 min

Ancillary Services



3 min




4 min




Amanda Hickman ahickman@signatureperformance.com

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