Radiology Coder, Remote, Physician Services

Tenet Healthcare

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Description

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POSITION TITLE:

Conifer Health Solutions is currently hiring for Radiology Coder Specialist II, Remote/Telecommuter.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The primary purpose of the Radiology Coder Specialist II is to code physician charges by assigning ICD-10, CPT-4 & HCPC codes from documentation.  Intermediate knowledge of level 1 & 2 modifiers is required.  A Radiology Coder II must have the ability to utilize multiple websites to support code assignment be able to cite supporting documentation for coding compliance issues.  A SPEC, PHYS SVC CODING II must possess intermediate knowledge on how to problem-solve insurance rejections and denial issues.  Coders are responsible for accurate and complete coding under Compliance Guidelines.  Productivity and accuracy are measured via internal audits and must be maintained.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/ROLE OF POSITION:

• Assign ICD-10, CPT-4 & HCPC codes from documentation

• Problem-solve insurance rejections and denial issues

• Uphold productivity standards / daily quota set by management

• Maintain company accuracy rate of 95.5% in monthly internal audits

• Effectively present coding issues to internal or external clients; deliver information in a one-on-one or small group format to peers

• Meet deadlines and complete assignments before monthly closing dates

• Maintain strictest confidentiality

• Perform related work as required

• Others may be assigned.

 

LOCATION:

This is a Remote/Telecommute position, which can be located in any U.S. location with high speed Internet capabilities.

 

HOURS:

Must be able to work 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday with set 8 hour/day schedule during standard business hours, with optional overtime.

 

Requires the ability to travel to Tinley Park, IL (a Chicago, IL suburb) for the first week of training. The Company will pay for all the travel arrangements required. The work following the first week will continue remotely

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient communications, and value-based care solutions, we empower healthcare decision makers—hospitals, health systems, physicians, self-insured employers, and payers—to better connect every point of care and wellness management.  Are you ready to be part of our solutions?  Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!

Qualifications

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EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Vocational or technical education beyond high school
  • Minimum of 1-2 years coding experience
  • CPC or CCS-P or equivalent certification
  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy, and coding 
  • Must possess knowledge of third party reimbursement regulations and billing practices 
  • Possess moderate knowledge of level 1 & 2 modifiers
  • Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness 
  • Ability to understand and follow compliance issues of moderate complexity
  • Detail oriented with the ability to identify and resolve problems
  • Must possess moderate knowledge of CCI edits and LCDs and be able to accurately apply regulation knowledge to coding situations
  • Radiology coders must be able to code the following modalities: level I, plus duplex and Doppler ultrasounds, CT’s/CTA’s, MRI’s, nuclear medicine, and basic IR procedures
  • Multi-specialty coders must possess correct coding E&M and at least 2 other specialties
  • Able to work TES (Transaction Editing System) edits of moderate complexity
  • Ability to communicate clearly and work effectively with co-workers 
  • Ability to work as a team member in all activities 
  • Conduct self in an ethical, honest, and professional manner
  • Demonstrate continued willingness to learn and grow
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel
     
 

Job

Conifer Health Solutions

Primary Location

IL-Tinley Park

Hospital/Facility

Springfield Service Corp Full-time Days

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