General Medicine Coder Physician Practice Remote
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: November 26, 2022
**Primary Location Salary Range:**
$18.32/hr - $27.48/hr, based on education & experience
In accordance with Colorado's EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency
Great careers are built at Banner Health! We understand that
talented professionals appreciate having options. We are proud to
offer our team members many career and lifestyle choices including
remote work options.
Our **Multi-Specialty, General Medicine,** **Physi** **cian
Practice Coding Team** is looking for an **experienced** **Medical
Coder with General Medicine: Multi-Specialty experience.** This is
a skilled team that supports HCC, Hospitalist, Toxicology, and
Select Rehab - and has an opportunity for growth in other Coding
Specialties if desired. It is a team of 10 remote coders, who
report to 1 Associate Manager; 1 Associate Director. As a team
member, you will experience a cohesive and goal-oriented team
environment with highly motivated peers. Banner Health is Arizona's
largest employer and one of the largest nonprofit healthcare
systems in the country; and the leading nonprofit provider of
hospital services in all the communities we serve. We have remote
workers in 34 States and continue to grow! There is endless
opportunity to grow in Banner and make a life and career here!
**Bring your years of Multi-Specialty - General Medicine (some HCC)
Coding** **experience** with Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC)
certification in an active status, and have endless opportunities
to grow in a career path at Banner Health! **This person supports
charge capture for 10-15 providers in the Hospitalist, Toxicology,
and Select Rehab service lines. This position also performed HCC
reviews and education.** Production expectations generally are 9-12
charges per hour. In most of our Coding roles, there is a Coding
Assessment given after each successful interview. Banner Health
provides your equipment when hired. You will be fully supported in
training with continued support throughout your career here!
**This is a fully remote position and available if you live in the
following states only: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS,
KY, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN,
TX, UT, VA, WA, WI & WY.**
**The hours are flexible** as we have remote Coders across the
Nation. Generally, any 8-hour period between 7am - 7pm can work,
with production being the greatest emphasis.
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of
your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of
benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and
financial security options so you can focus on being the best at
what you do and enjoying your life. **Apply today!**
Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to
apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a
nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and
rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your
background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology,
Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many
options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.
This position evaluates medical records, provides clinical
abstracts and assigns appropriate clinical diagnosis and procedure
codes in accordance with nationally recognized coding
1. Analyzes medical information from medical records. Accurately
codes diagnostic and procedural information in accordance with
national coding guidelines and appropriate reimbursement
requirements. Consults with medical providers to clarify missing or
inadequate record information and to determine appropriate
diagnostic and procedure codes. Provides thorough, timely and
accurate assignments of ICD and/or CPT4 codes, MS-DRGs, APCs, POAs
and reconciliation of charges.
2. Abstracts clinical diagnoses, procedure codes and documents
other pertinent information obtained from the medical record into
the electronic medical records. Seeks out missing information and
creates complete records, including items such as disease and
procedure codes, point of origin code, discharge disposition, date
of surgery, attending physician, consulting physicians, surgeons
and anesthesiologists, and appropriate signatures/authorizations.
Refers inconsistent patient treatment information/documentation to
coding quality analysis, supervisor or individual department for
clarification/additional information for accurate code
3. Provides quality assurance for medical records. For all assigned
records and/or areas assures compliance with coding rules and
regulations according to regulatory agencies for state Medicaid
plans, Center for Medicare Services (CMS), Office of the Inspector
General (OIG) and the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA),
as well as company and applicable professional standards.
4. As assigned, compiles daily and monthly reports; tabulates data
from medical records for research or analysis purposes.
5. Works independently under regular supervision. Uses specialized
knowledge for accurate assignment of ICD/CPT and MS-DRG codes
according to national guidelines. May seek guidance for correct
interpretation of coding guidelines and LCDs (Local Coverage
Performs all functions according to established policies,
procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as
applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner
Health with an excellent service experience by consistently
demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and
specialized formal training equivalent to the two year
certification course in medical record keeping principles and
practices, anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology,
standard nomenclature, and classification of diagnoses and
operations, or an Associate's degree in a related health care
Must demonstrate a level of knowledge and understanding of ICD and
CPT coding principles as recommended by the American Health
Information Management Association coding competencies, and as
normally demonstrated by certification by the American Academy of
Professional Coders. Six months providing coding services within a
broad range of health care facilities. Must be able to achieve an
acceptable accuracy rate on the coding test administered by the
hiring facility according to pre-established company standards.
Must be able to work effectively with common office software,
coding software, and abstracting systems.
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered
Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist
(CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) in an active status or or
Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) with American Health
Information Management Association or American Academy of
Professional Coders is preferred. Will consider experience in lieu
of certification/degree. Additional related education and/or
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.
Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.
Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and
does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
age, or disability
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