Remote | Freelance

Remote Physician Coding Consultant

Job Category: Customer Service Internet

State: USA Work At Home

Job Description

Sutherland Healthcare Solutions is on the lookout for a Physician Inpatient/Outpatient Coder Consultant to work from home. Join the Sutherland team and take your career to the next level!

On our team you will enjoy:

  • Paid-training
  • A supportive team environment
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Excellent Work/Life balance
  • The ability to work from home

Responsibilities:

  • Provide coding support for facility backlogs, staffing coverage, and coverage for system upgrade transitions
  • Perform DRG/APC validation audit reviews as indicated by the Director/Supervisor to identify ICD-10, MS-DRG, CPT, and APC proficiency rates
  • Comply with established facility policies and procedures
  • Adhere to applicable federal, state, local, and private requirements, policies, and procedures
  • Assure the accuracy, integrity, and consistency of coded data
  • Remain current and knowledgeable regarding code and DRG and APC assignment updates and changes
  • Code all records with an accuracy of 95% or greater

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of previous physician coding (Inpatient and Outpatient), in multiple specialties, with the ability to work independently
  • Working knowledge ICD-10 coding and abstracting of patient records for the purposes of billing and research
  • In-depth knowledge of the National Coding Guidelines and AHA Coding Clinic
  • Proficiency in Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial provider reimbursement methodologies for hospital chart documentation
  • Associate’s (RHIT) or Bachelor’s (RHIA) degree in Health Information or formalized inpatient coding training preferred
  • Must have CCS or CPC certification
  • Solid understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial provider reimbursement methodologies for hospital chart documentation

This is a 1099 consulting opportunity.