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Aviacode Incorporated

Pro Fee Medical Coding Auditor/Reviewer (Full Time)

Job Locations

US-Virtual/Remote

Job ID

2018-1485

# of Openings

1

Category

Medical Coding

Minimum Hours

40

Overview

Are you interested in joining one of the nation’s leading providers of medical coding services that is experiencing impressive year-over-year growth? Aviacode is nationally recognized as one of the top medical coding companies in KLAS and Black Book Market Research surveys. Here is your opportunity to be part of this exciting team. We are hiring now and have an immediate need for Pro Fee Medical Coding Auditor/Reviewer.

Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for conducting medical coding audits for one of our larger facility clients. Responsibilities include reviewing professional fee charts from hospital stays including the following patient types: inpatient, observation, outpatient surgery and emergency. Leverage extensive knowledge of federal, state and payer specific regulations and policies pertaining to documentation, coding and billing to audit client charts and billing. Analyze and identify opportunities for documentation improvement and prepare reports, presentation and recommendations based on the analysis. The reviewer would be working with the current Pro-Fee reviewer team.

Qualifications

  • Coding certifications (AAPC or AHIMA), (CPC, CCS, RHIA, RHIT) required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ preparing professional fee coding audits in a facility setting
  • Strong knowledge of coding disciplines; Professional Coding & Audit and Professional Provider Education
  • Extensive knowledge of medical terminology, medical billing and payment methodologies, including coding guidelines for ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS, E/M, etc.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of procedure and diagnostic coding for professional services and Medicare, Medicaid and other 3rd party payer coding and billing regulations; knowledge of Medi-Cal preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of 1995 and 1997 Evaluation and Management
  • Multi-specialty auditor with experience in OB, trauma, highly complex cases, orthopedic and cardiology, preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of documentation guidelines and other professional documentation requirements
  • Able to yield high quality coding audits via a manual coding audit process or technology enhanced audit tool
  • Knowledge of quality metrics and commitment to enforcement of standards
  • Cross functional expertise with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and set/meet multiple deadlines under pressure with initiative, tact, and poise
  • Proficient in utilizing technology (computer, VPN, MS Office, coding software) to perform responsibilities
  • Must have ICD-10 coding experience and have completed an ICD-10 course
  • Prefer Central or Pacific Time zones
  • Must pass candidate assessment test with a minimum score of 85%. This position is a full-time (40 hour per week) virtual/work from home position.

Aviacode provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aviacode complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Aviacode expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on protected classes. Improper interference with the ability of Aviacode’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.