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Work Schedule/Shift

8AM - 5PM

Req. No

5050

Job Title

Specialty Coder - Remote

Market

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances

Category

Revenue Cycle

Facility

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances NorthPark Med Plaza Tyler

Address

910 East Houston
Tyler, TX  75702
US

Type

FULL TIME

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Summary:

*CHRISTUS Health System offers the Specialty Coder position as a remote opportunity. Candidate must reside in the states of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma or Georgia to further be considered for this position.*

Responsible for maintaining current and high-quality ICD-10-CM and CPT coding of all professional services, including inpatient and outpatient Evaluation & Management (E/M), and operative/surgical procedures for multi-specialties. Via assigned work queues, verifies all charges and code assignments are correct. Accurately assigns appropriate modifiers to CPT codes. Communicates regularly with providers regarding coding concerns, missing/incomplete documentation, and coding policy updates. Responsible for assigned coding denial work queues.

Requirements:

  • Minimum requirements: Completion of an AAPC or AHIMA approved Coding Certificate Program; High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum 2 years of multi-specialty physician operative and procedural services coding in an acute care hospital and/or outpatient clinic setting. *Specific experience in Cardiology, CV Surgery, Neurosurgery, or Urology is a plus.
  • Minimum 1 year of professional billing, claim denials, appeals, and/or revenue cycle work
  • Expert knowledge of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, and medical terminology
  • Strong knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial payers coding/billing guidelines and compliance regulations, including medical policy restrictions (LCDs and NCDs)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and research skills, with extreme attention to detail
  • Proficient using multiple software applications, including: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to prioritize assignments to meet deadlines
  • Ability to meet set productivity and quality standards
  • Able to work independently in a remote setting, as well as part of a team
  • EPIC and Meditech experience preferred
  • One of the following certifications is required:
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) – AAPC
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) – AHIMA
  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA) - AHIMA

Work Type: 

Full Time

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