Pediatric Coder Physician Practice Remote
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: November 25, 2022
**Primary Location Salary Range:**
$18.32/hr - $27.48/hr, based on education & experience
In accordance with Colorado's EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency
A rewarding career that fits your life. As an employer of the
future, we are proud to offer our team members many career and
lifestyle choices including remote work options. If you're looking
to leverage your abilities - you belong at Banner Health.
The Pediatric department is currently seeking a Pediatric Physician
Coder - Medical Coder to join our team. This Pediatrics
Multi-specialty Coding Team is mostly Academic, some non-academic,
and there are currently 9 members on this team and will be a total
of 11 team members when positions are filled. This great team is
close and supportive and most have been together for 4-20+ years
with very little turnover.
This CPC Certified **Pe** **diatric** **Multi-Specialty Coder**
will be coding office visits as well as surgical procedures for
every specialty under pediatrics. Production expectations vary
depending on experience: Academic about 6-9 E/M per hour,
Non-Academic 9-12 E/M per hour. This fun, friendly, fast-paced,
energetic team works together to learn and cross-cover multiple
specialties. There are many opportunities for growth and learning.
In most of our Coding roles, there is a Coding Assessment given
after each successful interview. Banner Health provides your
equipment when hired.
**This is a fully remote position and available if you live in the
following states only: AK, AR, AZ, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY,
MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT,
VA, WA, WI & WY.**
**The hours are flexible** as we have remote Coders across the
Nation. Generally, any 8-hour period between 7am - 7pm can work,
with production being the greatest emphasis.
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of
your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of
benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and
financial security options so you can focus on being the best at
what you do and enjoying your life. **Apply today!**
This position evaluates medical records, provides clinical
abstracts and assigns appropriate clinical diagnosis and procedure
codes in accordance with nationally recognized coding
1. Analyzes medical information from medical records. Accurately
codes diagnostic and procedural information in accordance with
national coding guidelines and appropriate reimbursement
requirements. Consults with medical providers to clarify missing or
inadequate record information and to determine appropriate
diagnostic and procedure codes. Provides thorough, timely and
accurate assignments of ICD and/or CPT4 codes, MS-DRGs, APCs, POAs
and reconciliation of charges.
2. Abstracts clinical diagnoses, procedure codes and documents
other pertinent information obtained from the medical record into
the electronic medical records. Seeks out missing information and
creates complete records, including items such as disease and
procedure codes, point of origin code, discharge disposition, date
of surgery, attending physician, consulting physicians, surgeons
and anesthesiologists, and appropriate signatures/authorizations.
Refers inconsistent patient treatment information/documentation to
coding quality analysis, supervisor or individual department for
clarification/additional information for accurate code
3. Provides quality assurance for medical records. For all assigned
records and/or areas assures compliance with coding rules and
regulations according to regulatory agencies for state Medicaid
plans, Center for Medicare Services (CMS), Office of the Inspector
General (OIG) and the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA),
as well as company and applicable professional standards.
4. As assigned, compiles daily and monthly reports; tabulates data
from medical records for research or analysis purposes.
5. Works independently under regular supervision. Uses specialized
knowledge for accurate assignment of ICD/CPT and MS-DRG codes
according to national guidelines. May seek guidance for correct
interpretation of coding guidelines and LCDs (Local Coverage
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and
specialized formal training equivalent to the two year
certification course in medical record keeping principles and
practices, anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology,
standard nomenclature, and classification of diagnoses and
operations, or an Associate's degree in a related health care
Must demonstrate a level of knowledge and understanding of ICD and
CPT coding principles as recommended by the American Health
Information Management Association coding competencies, and as
normally demonstrated by certification by the American Academy of
Professional Coders. Six months providing coding services within a
broad range of health care facilities. Must be able to achieve an
acceptable accuracy rate on the coding test administered by the
hiring facility according to pre-established company standards.
Must be able to work effectively with common office software,
coding software, and abstracting systems.
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered
Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist
(CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) in an active status or or
Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) with American Health
Information Management Association or American Academy of
Professional Coders is preferred. Will consider experience in lieu
of certification/degree. Additional related education and/or
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.
Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.
Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and
does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
age, or disability
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