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Pediatric Coder Physician Practice Remote

Company: Banner Health
Location: Louisville
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

**Primary City/State:**



Tempe, Arizona



**Department Name:**



**Work Shift:**



**Job Category:**



Revenue Cycle



**Primary Location Salary Range:**



$18.32/hr - $27.48/hr, based on education & experience



In accordance with Colorado's EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency Rules.



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!**



POSITION SUMMARY



This position evaluates medical records, provides clinical abstracts and assigns appropriate clinical diagnosis and procedure codes in accordance with nationally recognized coding guidelines.



CORE FUNCTIONS



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 assignment



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 Determinations).



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS



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 field.



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.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS



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 experience preferred.



Additional related education and/or experience preferred.



EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans (https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo)



Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.



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EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans



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

Keywords: Banner Health, Louisville , Pediatric Coder Physician Practice Remote, Healthcare , Louisville, Kentucky

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