Other Clinical Position

The Woodlands, TX 77380

Posted: 07/22/2021 Category: Professional Job Number: 68800

Job Description


A-Line Staffing Solutions is Hiring a Certified HCC Medical Coder for Leading National Oncology Group

Please note:  The position is currently remote, but we are seeking candidates that reside within 45 miles of Houston, TX to accommodate occasional meetings in The Woodlands, TX

Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • 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.
     

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Completion of a course in medical record technology.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of coding medical experience required; three years’ experience medical coding preferred.
  • HCC Medical Coding Certification from the American Academy of Professional Coders or AHIMA- Required
  • Knowledge of medical records coding procedures and knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT Coding Systems required.
  • Must be well versed and trained in handling PHI.
  • Must have a private space with a wired internet connection to conduct remote work
Compensation:  $24.00/hour
For immediate consideration, please send your resume to Michael Nichols at mnichols@alinestaffing.com

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