Hospitalist Coder Physician Practice Remote
Company: Drug Information Association Inc
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Internal Number: R97260
Primary Location Salary Range:
$18.32/hr - $27.48/hr, based on education & experience
In accordance with Colorado???s EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency
Great careers are built at Banner Health! We understand that
talented professionals appreciate having options. We are proud to
offer our team members many career and lifestyle choices including
remote work options.
Our Hospitalist and Intensivist, Physician Practice Coding Team is
looking for an experienced Medical Coder - Hospitalist and
Intensivist Coder with ideally 2 yrs+ of experience. As a team
member,??you will experience a cohesive and goal-oriented team
environment with highly motivated peers. Charges are worked as a
team with shared responsibility, and productivity is reviewed on a
weekly basis. Banner Health is Arizona???s largest employer and one
of the largest nonprofit healthcare systems in the country; ??and
the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the
communities we serve. We have remote workers in 34 States and
continue to grow! There is endless opportunity to grow in Banner
and make a life and career here!
In most of our Coding roles, there is a Coding Assessment given
after each successful interview. Banner Health provides your
equipment when hired. You will be fully supported in training with
continued support throughout your career here!
This is a fully remote position and available if you live in the
following states only: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS,
KY, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN,
TX, UT, VA, WA, WI & WY.
The hours are flexible as we have remote Coders across the Nation.
Generally, any 8-hour period between 7am ??? 7pm can work, with
production being the greatest emphasis. ??
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of
your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of
benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and
financial security options so you can focus on being the best at
what you do and enjoying your life. Apply today!
Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to
apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a
nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and
rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your
background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology,
Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many
options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.
This position evaluates medical records, provides clinical
abstracts and assigns appropriate clinical diagnosis and procedure
codes in accordance with nationally recognized coding
1. Analyzes medical information from medical records. Accurately
codes diagnostic and procedural information in accordance with
national coding guidelines and appropriate reimbursement
requirements. Consults with medical providers to clarify missing or
inadequate record information and to determine appropriate
diagnostic and procedure codes. Provides thorough, timely and
accurate assignments of ICD and/or CPT4 codes, MS-DRGs, APCs, POAs
and reconciliation of charges.
2. Abstracts clinical diagnoses, procedure codes and documents
other pertinent information obtained from the medical record into
the electronic medical records. Seeks out missing information and
creates complete records, including items such as disease and
procedure codes, point of origin code, discharge disposition, date
of surgery, attending physician, consulting physicians, surgeons
and anesthesiologists, and appropriate signatures/authorizations.
Refers inconsistent patient treatment information/documentation to
coding quality analysis, supervisor or individual department for
clarification/additional information for accurate code
3. Provides quality assurance for medical records. For all assigned
records and/or areas assures compliance with coding rules and
regulations according to regulatory agencies for state Medicaid
plans, Center for Medicare Services (CMS), Office of the Inspector
General (OIG) and the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA),
as well as company and applicable professional standards.
4. As assigned, compiles daily and monthly reports; tabulates data
from medical records for research or analysis purposes.
5. Works independently under regular supervision. Uses specialized
knowledge for accurate assignment of ICD/CPT and MS-DRG codes
according to national guidelines. May seek guidance for correct
interpretation of coding guidelines and LCDs (Local Coverage
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and
specialized formal training equivalent to the two year
certification course in medical record keeping principles and
practices, anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology,
standard nomenclature, and classification of diagnoses and
operations, or an Associate???s degree in a related health care
Must demonstrate a level of knowledge and understanding of ICD and
CPT coding principles as recommended by the American Health
Information Management Association coding competencies, and as
normally demonstrated by certification by the American Academy of
Professional Coders. Six months providing coding services within a
broad range of health care facilities. Must be able to achieve an
acceptable accuracy rate on the coding test administered by the
hiring facility according to pre-established company standards.
Must be able to work effectively with common office software,
coding software, and abstracting systems.
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered
Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist
(CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) in an active status or or
Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) with American Health
Information Management Association or American Academy of
Professional Coders is preferred. Will consider experience in lieu
of certification/degree. Additional related education and/or
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.
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