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Outpatient Coder

Location
Newark, New Jersey
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
23 Sep 2022
Job Details
JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for assuring charges are processed promptly & accurately into client Electronic Health Record. Supports the Clinic staff in all aspects of procedure & diagnostic coding. Review surgical operative notes and specialty specific Hospital based-clinic charges and assign CPT, diagnosis codes, and modifier for the services provided in accordance with AMA-CPT, ICD-10-CM, and the National Correct Coding Initiative. Serve as a liaison between clinical staff and providers for coding questions. Facilitate accurate coding by providing and promoting provider and staff education.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Resolve pending charges into Facility Electronic Health Record System within targeted turnaround times.

Review specialty specific Hospital Based Clinic Facility E/M charges accurately assigning CPT, diagnosis, and modifier codes.

Reviews documentation to ensure accurate coding in accordance with AMA-CPT, ICD-10-CM, and the National Correct Coding Initiative.

Facilitates accurate coding by providing feedback related to payer denials and policies to providers.

Attend and/or conduct periodic coding / charge entry training sessions as requested.

Review operative notes accurately assigning CPT, diagnosis, and modifier codes.

Work directly (face-to-face) with providers to ensure optimal documentation to support services provided.

Resolve coding review edits by reviewing clinical documentation and/or seeking clarification from Provider and/or clinical staff.

Query providers with coding questions and/or providing coding education and support to providers.

Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Other Requirements:

Remote Workstation.

Standard Window PC

Internet Access with DSL or Cable.

VPN compatibility.

Microsoft Office/Word, Excel, Power Point.

Printer/Fax.

EDUCATION AND SKILLS

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Requires one of the following coding credentials: AHIMA (CCS, CCS-P, or RHIT); AAPC (CPC, CPC, CPC-H)

Must be proficient with Facilities Coding Standards.

Minimum of five (5) years' experience in medical coding.

Working knowledge of ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS coding and Correct Coding Initiatives (CCI) required.

BENEFITS:

Paid Time Off

Sick Time

Medical, Dental, Life and Long/Short term disability Insurance.

Paid Association Dues Paid

Educational Benefits

AMN Healthcare Revenue Cycle Solutions is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer

We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

AMN Healthcare is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve.

Our commitment to the inclusion of many different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enables our innovation and leadership in the healthcare services industry.

Apply today and one of our team members will be in touch to help you find the role that best fits your skills and goals.
Benefits
Becoming an AMN Healthcare nurse gives you the incredible opportunity to explore new cities, gain critical nursing career experience, and earn a highly competitive salary-but the perks don't stop there. There are many additional benefits to enjoy through travel nursing jobs, including:
Premium health benefits for you and your family
Access to the largest network of facilities and providers in the country
Industry-leading clinical team support
Licensure assistance
401k matching
Free CEUs
About the Company
At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 719322461-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AMN HEALTHCARE
  • Location: Newark, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent