Risk Adjustment Coder at AAPC - American Academy of Professional Coders

Location: Remote, US
| Freelance | Full-time
AAPC - American Academy of Professional Coders

PACE Risk Adjustment Coder


Contracted to Full Time

Audit Services

Mid Level


This is a remote contract position.

We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated auditing professional to join our team as a contractor. The ideal candidate must have at least 2 years of PACE Risk Adjustment coding experience. The position requires one to be resourceful, organized, and extremely driven. This seasonal contractor position that would starts in January and go through March with a possible extension through May of 2023. Work location is remote.

What You’ll Do:

  • Code medical records to validate ICD-10-CM codes for PACE Risk Adjustment
  • Meet department production and quality standards
  • Research regulatory guidelines for supporting documentation
  • Prepare coding reports using excel
  • Prepare oral and/or written reports of work activity to Supervisor
  • Be responsible and accountable for maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of protected health information. Follow HIPAA security policies and procedures affecting your job, and report any suspected or actual violation or breach
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience You’ll Need:

  • Minimum 2 years of risk adjustment coding experience
  • Extensive ICD-10-CM coding experience, with Risk Adjustment models for PACE
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to own project and complete charts assigned in work queue daily
  • Detail oriented and deadline driven attitude
  • Ability to think critically and determine the best method for completing tasks
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, EMR systems, and internet)
  • Ability to multitask and keep a sense of urgency
  • Strong time management, organization skills, and work ethic

Certification Requirements:

  • CRC or 5 years’ experience coding risk adjustment

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