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Remote Inpatient Coder in Atlanta, GA at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    8010 Roswell Road
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/4/2018

Job Description

JobID: 17617

Prestige Staffing is looking for a full time permanent Remote Inpatient Coder to review denied claims. Must live in the USA and be certified nationally by AAPC or AHIMA. Normal business hours and everyone works on Eastern Standard Time. Must have high speed internet access and a separate work space set up in your living space to be used for work.   

Job Description:

Responsible for reviewing claims that have been denied for a coding reason. Must be able to properly review hospital and physician claims and determine why a code (diagnosis, HCPCS, CPT, etc.) has denied and offer suggestions/corrections to be made on the claim based on LCD/NCD policies, individual insurance carrier medical policies and coding guidelines. 

Requirements:

• High School diploma or GED required

• CCS, RHIT, RHIA or CIC certification required

• Minimum of 3 years of Facility coding experience

• 2-3 years of recent Inpatient Coding Experience with DRG knowledge REQUIRED

• Knowledge of medical terminology; ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS

• Strong written and oral communication

• Critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills essential

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize needs in order to meet timelines

• Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel preferred

* Must have experience working with Medicare 

*Prefer someone who also has hospital billing experience 

*HIPAA savvy

Scope of job:

• Research coding errors for denied claims

* Working with a 3rd party vendor for hospitals who help them with their appeals letters and why the claims have been denied. 

• Request changes to be made to a claim based on coding guidelines if appropriate

• Assist collectors with documentation to support appeals when necessary

Interested and qualified Coders apply today.