Below is information that I received today via e-mail. I hope this helps!
Altegra Health - Remote Contract Coding Opportunities
We have immediate openings for HCC/Medicare Risk Adjustment Remote Coders for our current projects.
- Start date is on 11/28/2011.
- Pay for HCC remote is $18/hr and $15/hr for training.
- All coders will be required to attend a 2-week training starting on 11/28.
- Training would be remote/online and would take place, Mon â€“ Fri., from 6:30am - 3:30pm, Pacific Time or something similar to those hours.
- After training, shifts are flexible as long as you are able to do 40 hrs/week and your Coding Manager is aware of your scheduled hours.
At Altegra Health (www.AltegraHealth.com) we lead the industry by aligning & integrating our best-in-class resources with our clients to provide revenue cycle management, risk adjustment, data analytics, member engagement, quality measurement & reporting. In an age where attention to detail counts, providers, health plans & healthcare facilities trust our 1,100+ employees for comprehensive solutions that add value to their bottom line.
As an HCC Coder will be responsible for, but not limited to, abstracting diagnosis codes from provider documentation, entering essential information into database, provider education as needed, maintaining the integrity of required reports often utilizing MS Excel, reviewing medical charts, and chart reviews.
- Acceptable coding certification from AAPC and/or AHIMA: CPC, CPC-H, CCS, CCS-P, RHIT, RHIA.
- Flexibility to travel nationwide.
- Minimum of 2+ years of hands-on ICD-9 coding experience.
- Proficiency in using ICD-9 coding books.
- Ability to abstract codes from handwritten doctor's notes.
- Working knowledge of computers including laptops.
If you are interested, you can reach the Recruitment Department below:
Adam Urena - Recruitment Coordinator, Adam.Urena@AltegraHealth.com or via phone at (310) 776-4001 x 237
Jason Henry - Recruiter, Jason.Henry@AltegraHealth.com or via phone at (310) 776-4001 x 216
Magno Salva - Recruiter, Magno.Salva@AltegraHealth.com or via phone at (310) 776-4001 x 215
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