Surgical Coder II - RemoteJob ID 179554BR Date posted 07/20/2022
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
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The Surgical Coder reviews, analyzes, and codes professional/physician medical record documentation to include, but not limited to, major surgeries in the operating room, medical diagnostic and surgical information for various practices. This coder works collaboratively with surgeons to ensure the accuracy of the code sets on the surgical case.
High School diploma and 6 years of physician/professional/procedural/surgical coding experience OR Associate's Degree and 4 years of physician/professional/procedural/surgical coding experience required; Bachelor's Degree preferred. Minimum of 4 years of physician/professional/procedural/surgical coding experience.
1. Knowledge of professional/physician coding rules for specialized surgical professionals. Experience with National Correct Coding Initiative edits (NCCI), National Coverage Determinations (NCD), Local Coverage Determinations (LCD), and Outpatient coding guidelines for official coding and reporting.
2. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology, surgical procedures, disease processes, patient health record content and the medical record coding process.
3. Knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques related to compliant healthcare billing/collections.
4. Knowledge of coding and billing requirements for services furnished in a teaching settings.
5. Knowledge of coding and billing requirements for provider based billing facilities.
6. Ability to work independently in a teleworking environment, to organize/prioritize work, exercise excellent communication skills, is attentive to detail, demonstrate follow through skills and maintain a positive attitude.
License or certification
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist – Physician (CCS-P) or a coding credential of a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required.
$26.61 - $35.93 / hour
Hours / Pay period
Monday - Friday, hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CST.
*This is a 100% remote work position. Individual may live anywhere in the US.
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