Risk Adj Coder

Tampa, FL 33634

Posted: 06/14/2019 Category: Healthcare Job Number: 28317

Job Title: Certified Professional Coder

Location: Tampa FL 33634

Flexible Shift: 8am -5pm or 7am - 3: 30pm

Pay: $25.00 - $27.00

Description: Codes, abstracts and analyzes inpatient and/or outpatient medical records using International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) for CMS risk adjustment purposes.
  • Codes, abstracts and analyzes inpatient and/or outpatient medical records using International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9)
  • Always coding to the highest level of specificity
  • Follows the Official ICD-9 guidelines for Coding and Reporting and has a complete understanding of these guideline.
  • Follows CMS risk adjustment guidelines and has a complete understanding of these guidelines
  • Understands the impact of ICD-9 codes on the CMS HCC risk adjustment model
  • Ability to meet productivity and accuracy standards.
  • Ability to defend coding decisions to both internal and external audits

Requirements:
  • A High School or GED Required or equivalent work experience
  • A Bachelor' s Degree in a related field Preferred or Experience Level
  • 2+ years of experience in professional coding experience either in a hospital or physician setting
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or CCS Preferred
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and/or experience with CPT and ICD-9 coding
  • Advanced Ability to work independently
  • Working knowledge of CMS risk adjustment model
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
  • Required knowledge of Healthcare Management Systems (Generic)

WE OFFER:
  • Full benefits available after 90 days: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-term Disability
  • 401k after 1 year of employment: With employer match and profit sharing
  • Wellness Program: Now including FITNESS benefits!
  • Competitive Pay Rate!
  • Work Life Balance
Drita Berishaj Staffing Manager (586) 710-7957

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