ProFee Surgical Coder - Remote

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Job location: Remote

 

Position Summary

We are seeking a skilled ProFee Surgical Coder whose experience includes cardio/thoracic and cardio/vascular surgical coding to provide coding to our health system and physician group clients. This is a significant professional opportunity for an energetic, passionate HIM professional who want 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.

The ProFee Surgical Coder will apply appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes, as well as E/M levels, to individual patient health records for surgical and clinic services for claims processing, data retrieval and analysis.

What HRG Offers

  • Competitive pay and referral bonuses

  • Career growth opportunities

  • Computer equipment and coding reference tools provided

  • HRG paid retirement planning through Employee Stock Ownership Plan

  • Benefits: Medical / Dental / Vision / Life / HSA / Wellness Program

  • PTO, sick days and paid holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Review and abstract patient medical records to assign diagnoses, treatments, and surgical procedures for professional services.

  • Assign appropriate evaluation/management levels for professional and facility services.

  • Ensure all services documented in the patient’s medical record are coded with appropriate diagnoses and procedure codes. When services are not documented appropriately, seek to attain proper documentation in a timely manner based upon the protocols developed by Healthcare Resource Group and client.

  • Provide written reports to management with audit/review findings and trend analysis.

  • When, and if assigned by management, provide education to providers/clients regarding results of periodic reviews while maintaining exceptionally high degree of professionalism.

  • When, and if assigned by management, provide accurate answers to providers/clients coding and billing questions on a timely basis.

  • Review and recommend changes to policies and procedures to improve coding and data management for Healthcare Resource Group and client.

  • Demonstrate service excellence, integrity and initiative.

  • Maintain strictest confidentiality of patient and clients, abiding by HIPAA.

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

  • Other duties as assigned by Management.

Requirements:

  • Certification: CPC and/or CCS-P

  • 3+ years of coding experience with at least 1 year focused on complex surgery

  • Experience in cardiovascular and/or cardiothoracic surgery

  • Must possess a thorough working knowledge of ICD-10, CPT-4, HCPCS coding systems and modifier usage

  • Thorough knowledge of medical terminology and medical abbreviations

  • Must be able to read text for long periods of time from printed materials/computer

  • Teaching hospital coding experience, including coding for residents, a plus