Medical Coder at Matrix Medical Network

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Matrix Medical Network

Medical Coder – Remote

POSITION SUMMARY:

The primary function of this position is to perform ICD10-CM HCC coding of Matrix Health Assessments.

This position will review and analyze medical documentation and assign ICD10-CM, CPT and CPTII codes into a proprietary computer tracking system.

This role is 100% remote and is Full Time, Temporary with the opportunity to covert to Permanent status (depending on performance, etc)

Responsibilities

  • Verify and ensure the accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness of diagnosis codes
  • Review assessment to identify appropriate coding based on ICD10, CPT and CPTII coding guidelines
  • Complete appropriate paperwork/documentation/system entry regarding claim/encounter information
  • Support and participate in process and quality improvement initiatives
  • Enter ICD10, CPT and CPTII codes into computer applications
  • Research ICD10, CPT and/or CPTII codes and medical terminology
  • Attend department training and education meetings as required
  • Performs other assigned tasks and duties as necessary

Qualifications

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency.
  • Certified Medical Coder (CPC, COC, CRC, CCA, CCS) with high degree of competence in this area with 2 years experience. Must hold current certification through the Amerian Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or American Health Inforation Management Association (AHIMA).

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of ICD10-CM, CPT and CPTII coding guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. ICD10-CM proficiency required.
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving ability to validate support for diagnosis/procedures
  • Knowledge of HCC auditing concepts and principles
  • Knowledge of legal, regulatory, and policy compliance issues related to medical coding and documentation
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook) and internet research
  • Experience using distance learning/meeting programs (GoTo Meeting)

Supervisory Responsibility: No supervisory responsibilities.

Travel Requirements: No travel required.

Work Conditions: Remote location, general office environment.

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