Remote ED ProFee (Physician) Coder

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Job Location: Remote

Join our growing team! We are seeking skilled Emergency Department Professional Fee Coders with strong E/M coding experience in a quality-based production environment. This is a significant professional opportunity for an energetic, passionate HIM professional who wants to make a difference in the HIM community. As an Employee Owned Company, we are committed to providing extraordinary service delivered with the utmost integrity and professionalism. Healthcare Resource Group (HRG) provides revenue cycle & HIM services to hospitals, health systems and clinics. Our HIM Division offers Coding OutPartnering™ services to meet the needs of our clients.

Position Summary:

The ED Coder will apply appropriate E/M, diagnostic and/or procedural codes to individual patient health records, in a timely manner, to facilitate claims processing, proper reimbursement, data retrieval and analysis.

What HRG Offers:

  • Competitive compensation and referral bonuses

  • Computer equipment and coding reference resources provided

  • HRG paid retirement plan - Employee Stock Ownership Plan

  • Medical / Dental / Vision / Prescription / Life / Wellness Program

  • Paid time off, sick days and paid holidays

  • Merchant discounts

Responsibilities:

  • Review and abstract pertinent information for patient medical records to assign all appropriate evaluation/ management, diagnoses, treatments, as well as surgical and non-surgical procedures for ED encounters.

  • Ensure documentation supports all coded services.  When services are not documented appropriately, seek to attain proper instruction, such as clarifying if a procedure was performed and/or requesting completion of the documentation in a timely manner, based upon the protocols developed by healthcare Resource Group and the client.

  • Rectify errors in the pre-processor and/or post-processor editing systems, when assigned by client.

  • Exercise excellent oral and written communication skills in order to effectively interact and communicate with multiple professional disciplines.

  • Maintain production and quality standards as set forth by Healthcare Resource Group.

  • Maintain coding certification and educational requirements.

  • Other duties, as assigned by Management.

Requirements:

  • Certification: CPC, RHIT, CEDC, CCS, CCS-P or RHIA certification required

  • 3+ years of coding experience to include extensive Emergency Department (ED) E/M coding experience