18 days old

Senior Medical Coder, General Surgery - Irving, TX

Irving, TX 75060
  • Job Code
    874582

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)


The role of the Senior Medical Coder is to accurately assign ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS and CPT-4 codes to patient encounters for billing and statistical purposes. You will follow-up with the HIM staff and communicates with physicians as necessary to obtain required documentation to code all accounts in a timely manner. Ideal candidates will be proficient in inpatient/outpatient coding and possesses a sound knowledge of medical coding rules, regulations, and compliance utilizing ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS.  You will serve as liaison to the clinical documentation specialist for ICD-10 inpatient encounters for accurate code and MS-DRG assignment.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and interprets documentation from medical records and completes accurate coding of hospital-based diagnoses and procedures
  • Reviews reports through NextGen/Allscripts and Meditech
  • Identifies potential quality issues and refers to Coding Manager
  • Follows-up with the HIM staff and communicates with physicians as necessary to obtain required documentation to code all accounts in a timely manner
  • Works on special projects as assigned by Coding Manager
  • Codes one time inpatient, ancillary/series, emergency department, observation and/or day surgery
  • Performs other duties as assigned
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.",

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Posted: 2020-06-18 Expires: 2020-07-18

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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Senior Medical Coder, General Surgery - Irving, TX

UnitedHealth Group
Irving, TX 75060

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