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Cooper Thomas

Remote Full-Time Medical Coding Auditor

HIM | Remote Home Office | Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary

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Cooper Thomas, LLC, a leading provider of medical coding services to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has immediate opening for an experienced Full-Time Outpatient Auditor with at least 2 years of multi-specialty OP / Surgery / Inpatient ProFee auditing experience for full-time (W-2) remote coding positionswith the opportunity for a flexible schedule. Previous experience with VA is required, whether as a VA employee or with another VA contractor. You must be able to pass an initial entrance exam and code at a minimum of 95% accuracy. This work will be performed remotely in your home office. Preference will be given to those candidates who meet the qualifications below and have an active Background Investigation, PIV Card, eToken, and DMA or Multi-farm CAG Account.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to audit and/or code multi-specialty Outpatient, radiology, and ancillary encounters, as well as Inpatient ProFee, and surgeries in ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS
  • Must be proficient and have extensive experience and background in E/M coding and auditing
  • Knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 guidelines
  • At least two (2) years of VA or other relevant coding and / or auditing experience, either as a VA employee or with another Government contractor supporting VA
  • Active credentials as a certified coder and completion of all requirements to maintain active credentials
  • Ability to follow site-specific coding guidelines as well as VHA National Coding Guidelines
  • Familiar with E/M calculator and ability to use this tool proficiently
  • Formal training in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pathology and disease processes, pharmacology, health record format and content, reimbursement methodologies and conventions, rules and guidelines for current classification systems (ICD, CPT, HCPCS)
  • Ability to accurately perform the full scope of auditing multi-specialty OP, surgery and Inpatient ProFee coding including minor surgical procedures, pathology, diagnostic studies and procedures, physical and occupational therapy and all outpatient setting encounters; skill in interpreting and applying health information guidelines; and good judgment in completing assignments
  • Ability to perform Provider audits
  • Ability to provide extensive coder education and training as needed, using coding resources with feedback
  • Must be able to communicate efficiently and timely, in writing and verbally
  • Must be able to follow direction from coding supervisor

Accepted Coding Credentials

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA):

  • Registered Health Information Admin (RHIA) / Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) / Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P)
  • Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding System Trainer

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC):

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • Certified Outpatient Coder (COC)
  • Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H)

Minimum Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Cooper Thomas, LLC is a leading provider of health information management services. Established in Washington, DC in 2003, Cooper Thomas offers a competitive salary and benefits package, opportunities for quality bonuses, and the opportunity for growth. The selected candidate will be required to undergo a background investigation. Veterans encouraged to apply. Equal opportunity employer.