Remote HCC Coder - Oncology in Spring, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 1/12/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Spring, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    32 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    1/12/2021
  • Job ID:
    262312
  • Pay Rate
    $30.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919-782-7440

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for a Remote HCC Coder for one of the leading pharmaceutical distributors in North America. After reading the job info below, if interested, email an updated resume (in Word format).
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Job Title: Remote HCC Coder
Reference ID: 262312
Location: The Woodlands, TX
Responsibilities:
- Abstracts relevant clinical and demographic information from the medical record to assign current ICD-10 and CPT codes in accordance with coding and reimbursement guidelines.
- Identifies eligible HCCs (Hierarchical Condition Coding) when appropriate in relation to provided guidelines, with minimal error, based on provider documentation
- Follows coding processes and procedures along with updating them as directed by manager.
- Performs the minimum number of validations consistent with established departmental goals
- Provides clear communication, with the ability to Identify and report quality concerns and errors
- Codes with an accuracy of 97% based on QA internal reviews.
- Requests documentation / diagnosis from provider when information is not recorded.
- Determines and records the required medical information and additions to the Problem List in the EHR in accordance to established guidelines
- Works with appropriate clinic staff in coordinating medical information for completion of patient record with HCCs.
- Updates coding procedures and guidelines in coordination with Coding Manager
- Maintains the confidentiality of the medical information contained in each record.
- Patient information to be handled in accordance with HIPAA guidelines
- Expected to be able to partner with practices and peers in a collaborative way in coordination with manager and director.

Minimum Qualifications
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Completion of a course in medical record technology.
- Minimum 2-3 years of coding medical experience required; three years’ experience medical coding preferred.
- Applicable certification required.
- Knowledge of medical records coding procedures and knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT Coding Systems required.
- Must be well versed and trained in handling PHI.
- CPC or CCA certification or proof that certification has been obtained within three months of hire date from the American Academy of Professional Coders or AHIMA.
Preferred Qualifications:
- College experience
- 2+ years of HCC medical coding experience with strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in a clinical or managed care setting
- Experience with proprietary medical coding systems
- Strong attention to detail
- Must have the ability to perform in a deadline driven environment
- Must be able to maintain professionalism and a positive service attitude at all times
- Ability to analyze facts and exercise sound judgment when arriving at conclusions
- Ability to effectively report deficiencies with a recommended solution in oral and / or written form
As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today!
To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com
Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.