HCC Coder

The Woodlands, TX 77380

Posted: 02/02/2023 Category: Healthcare Job Number: 116335

Job Description


Seth Klein with A-Line Staffing is now hiring a HCC Coder in The Woodlands, TX The HCC Coder would be working for a Fortune 500 company and has career growth potential.

Compensation
  • The pay for this position pays between $24.00+ and $27.00/hr
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 30 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

Highlights
  • This position is a Contract to Hire opportunity
  • Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

Responsibilities for Registered Nurse
  • Abstracts relevant clinical and demographic information from the medical record to assign current ICD-10 and CPT codes in accordance with coding and reimbursement guidelines.
  • Identifies eligible HCCs (Hierarchal Condition Coding) when appropriate in relation to provided guidelines, with minimal error, based on provider documentation
  • Follows coding processes and procedures along with updating them as directed by manager.
  • Performs the minimum number of validations consistent with established departmental goals of 50-70 charts daily
  • Provides clear communication, with the ability to Identify and report quality concerns and errors
  • Codes with an accuracy of 95% based on QA internal reviews.
  • Requests documentation / diagnosis from provider when information is not recorded.
  • Determines and records the required medical information and additions to the Problem List in the EHR in accordance to established guidelines
  • Works with appropriate clinic staff in coordinating medical information for completion of patient record with HCCs.
  • Updates coding procedures and guidelines in coordination with Coding Manager
  • Maintains the confidentiality of the medical information contained in each record.
  • Patient information to be handled in accordance with HIPAA guidelines
  • Expected to be able to partner with practices and peers in a collaborative way in coordination with manager and director.

Experience and Education Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Completion of a course in medical record technology.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of HCC coding experience required; three-five years experience outpatient medical coding preferred.
  • Applicable certification required below.
  • Knowledge of medical records coding guideline/procedures and knowledge of ICD-10CM and CPT Coding Systems required.
  • Must be well versed and trained in handling PHI. CPC, CRC, COC or CCS-P, CCA certification from the American Academy of Professional Coders or AHIMA.
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