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Remote ProFee Coder

Company: Aquity Solutions
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

-Professional Fee (Physician Services) Coder -
Location: -Remote -
Position Summary:
As an experienced Aquity coder you will be -responsible for providing coding and abstracting services for clients on inpatient, outpatient, and clinic visits for professional fee (physician services) medical records using ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 data sets for a wide variety of medical specialties. -You will use established coding principles, software and your knowledge and experience to assign diagnostic and procedural codes after a thorough review of the medical record. -As a coding team member, you may participate in industry forums as well as support coding education within the team. - -This position is fully remote.
Essential Functions: - - - - -

  • Reviews medical records to identify pertinent diagnoses and procedures relative to the patient's health care encounter.
  • Abstracts appropriate information from the medical record based on the guidelines provided by the client and after a thorough review of the medical record.
  • Solicits clarification from the physician regarding ambiguous or conflicting documentation in the medical record using guidelines provided by the client.
  • May act as a mentor to training coders and/or new hires by providing education and training.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the information contained in the Coding Clinic, CPT Assistant, and the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.
  • Maintains effective and professional communication skills.
  • Contributes to a positive company image by exhibiting professionalism, adaptability and mutual respect.
    • CCS, RHIT, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC, or CIC required.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must have a minimum of 3 years of professional fee -coding experience; 5-7 years preferred. -Deep understanding of physician E+M guidelines.
    • Understands medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, surgical technology, pharmacology and disease processes.
    • Extensive knowledge of ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding principles and guidelines, reimbursement systems, federal, state and payer-specific regulations and policies pertaining to documentation, coding and billing.
    • Must pass coding proficiency test. -Why Work for Aquity?We offer competitive benefits such as:
      • Competitive hourly pay!
      • Three weeks of paid time off (120 hours) annually!
      • Seven paid holidays annually!
      • Job related education reimbursement, CEU and credentials!
      • Medical, dental, vison, 401K with match and more! - -

Keywords: Aquity Solutions, Austin , Remote ProFee Coder, Other , Austin, Texas

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