Medical Coder

  • location: Hooksett, NH
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $28 - $32 per hour
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job description

Medical Coder

he Healthcare Effectiveness Data and information Set (HEDIS) Review Coder works under the direction of the HEDIS Clinical Measurement and Improvement Lead and other personnel to collect and review medical records. The HEDIS Review Coder will abstract pertinent medical record data and enter it into a specified data base to support HEDIS/QRS reporting. Daily Activities include review and abstraction of medical records, electronic data entry into project specific computer software, and telephonic outreach to provider offices and vendors to collect medical records. Candidate must be able to work in a fast paced environment and adhere to measured productivity and accuracy requirements. The candidate is required to attain a score of 100% on specific measure testing prior to conducting live medical record reviews and to achieve and maintain a quality reliability score of 95% to remain eligible for employment for the duration of the project. Other duties required can include, but are not limited to, extraction of medical records from electronic storage devices, faxing, scanning, electronic filing, internet and other research activities using proprietary systems, and telephonic outreach.

Skills:

Ability to work independently and in team environment

Excellent time management and prioritization skills

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Strong attention to detail

Ability to multi-task

Flexibility with assignment changes

Highly organized

Strong computer experience, (i.e.., Data entry, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook)

Must be comfortable working with dual monitors and multiple software applications simultaneously

Must be able to perform internet research

Education:

Active CPC certification (AAPC or AHIMA) Required

At least 3 years of inpatient/outpatient coding experience (e.g., ICD-10, CPT) Required

Prior medical billing experience

Prior medical record auditing experience in E/M, CPT and ICD-10 codes preferred

At least 3 years of medical record review experience preferred

Managed care and/or other healthcare service delivery experience preferred

Computer experience (i.e., Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook)

Strong attention to detail

Availability for project timeframe

Ability to function in high pressure environment and meet weekly metric requirements and changing deadlines

Ability to work in a fast paced and virtual environment

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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