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Temporary Coding Consultant - Remote Job in San Antonio, Texas

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Job Title: Temporary Coding Consultant - Remote

Employer:Attest Health Care Advisors
Type:Full-Time
Required Certifications:CPC or CCS Certification
Required Experience:5 to 7 years
Location:San Antonio, TX
Date Posted:5/10/2019

Summary

We are searching for Temporary Coding Consultants for the months of July - November. This position will primarily support Attest’s Risk Adjustment Data Validation (RADV) service line. Typical duties include performing audits of health status by reviewing, interpreting, coding and abstracting medical records information, and providing secondary review of errors.  No relocation required as the position is home-office based -- ability to self-motivate is a must!

CPC or CCS Certification AND 5+ years of medical coding experience required.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

·         Performs quality reviews on records to validate coding according to the International Classification of Diseases Manual (ICD-10) for diagnoses, and CPT / HCPCS for services.

·         Checks for missed diagnoses affecting the HCC and ensures compliance with all mandates and reporting requirements; monitors CMS guidelines and manuals.

·         Works individually and within a team to validate the health status which determines the risk score and HCC for health plan members including:

o    Service Code Accuracy (CPT/HCPCS), Diagnosis Codes Accuracy (I10), Conditions Active and/or are Under Current Treatment, No HCC Conditions were Missed

·         Complies fully with electronic workpaper standards by posting information in a timely manner and in the appropriate location(s); including accurately documenting audit findings

·         Maintains required coding certification(s) as appropriate

·         Performs complex diagnosis validation and abstraction work.

·         Required to work nights and weekends as needed

Job Qualifications:

·         Professional Coding Certification, specifically CPC or CCS, required

·         At least 5 years of solid medical coding experience required

·         Commercial HCC experience strongly desired

·         Certified Risk Coder (CRC) or additional coding certification(s) desired

·         Bachelor’s degree desired

·         Strong Emotional Intelligence, Fortitude, Integrity & Ethics, Leadership and Problem Solver attributes

·         Ability to define problems, parse data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

·         Excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines, and handle work-related stress is required

·         Detail oriented while maintaining a positive attitude / rapport

·         Must be able to work independently and productively with minimum supervision

·         Team player with a "can do" attitude that can work in a fast-paced environment

 FLSA status:  Non-exempt

Temporary position:  July - November

Benefits:  Yes

Pay Frequency:  Hourly / bi-monthly

Pay Range:  Depends on qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours:  40

Applying

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are invited to:

1.     Send their resume to sara.padilla@attesthealth.com

2.     Complete our online application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019TempCoder

3.     Once resume and application are received, a coding test will be sent out via email

Note: All application steps must be completed to be considered for this position.


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