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Posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 12:03 AM

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Company Name: Signature Performance

Job Function:
Coding-Outpatient
Job Type: Contract
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Min Experience: 2-3 Years
Required Travel: None

Job Description
SUMMARY: Responsible for assignment of accurate Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes, ICD-9 diagnoses, current procedural terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), modifiers and quantities derived from medical record documentation (paper or electronic) for outpatient encounters. Trains and educates MTF staff on coding issues and plays a significant role in coding compliance activities.

This position is located at Travis Air Force Base, CA.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Position requires excellent computer/communication skills for provider and staff interactions.
● Knowledge of anatomy/physiology and disease process, medical terminology, coding guidelines (outpatient), documentation requirements, familiarity with medications and reimbursement guidelines; and encoder experience.
● Candidate must have ability to handle multiple projects and appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
<● b>Education/Certification. The following are recognized certifications: Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) CCS-P (Certified Coder Specialist -- Physician (CCS-P) with the appropriate level of experience.
● An accrediting institution recognized by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and/or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) must accredit education.
● Contract medical coders will obtain the required continued education hours at no expense to the government in order to maintain current and proper national certification(s) required for the position.

Experience
A minimum of three year experience in the outpatient setting (physician's office or ambulatory surgery centers) within the last five years, including assignment of E&M, CPT, and HCPCS codes. Multiple specialties encompass different medical specialties (i.e. Family Practice, Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, OB/GYN, etc.) that utilize ICD, E&M, CPT, and HCPCS codes. Ancillary specialties (PT/OT, Radiology, Lab, Nutrition, etc.) that usually do NOT use E&M codes do not count as qualifying experience. Additionally, coding, auditing and training exclusively for specialties such as home health, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation care will not be considered as qualifying experience. Coding experience limited to making codes conform to specific payer requirements for the business office (insurance billing, accounts receivable) is not a qualifying factor.. Two years of outpatient/ambulatory surgery experience may be qualifying if received in a military medical facility.

Contact Person:
Susan Miller
Phone: 402-343-3120
Email Address: smiller@signatureperformance.com
Fax: 402.939.0663

• Location: Sacramento, Travis AFB, California

• Post ID: 21313587 sacramento
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