Description :Signature Performance, a leading revenue cycle management company, has Remote Coding positions available.
SUMMARY: Responsible for assignment of accurate ICD-9 and/or ICD-10 codes for diagnoses and procedures (Diagnostic Related Group is automatically assigned by the grouper software) for inpatient stays.Â
QUALIFICATIONS.Mandatory knowledge and skills.
i. Position requires excellent computer/communication skills for provider and staff interactions.
ii. Knowledge of anatomy/physiology and disease process, medical terminology, coding guidelines, documentation requirements, familiarity with medications and reimbursement guidelines; and encoder experience.
iii. Candidate must have ability to handle multiple projects and
appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
iv. Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, able to understand and follow individual client Standard Operating Procedures
Education/Certification.Â Â Current AAPC or AHIMA In-Patient coding certification required.
ii. Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT)
iii. Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
iv. Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) or
v. Certified Coder Specialist (CCS)
cContinuing Education and Recertification: Required continuing education must be completed in accordance with AAPC or AHIMA requirements and certification maintained
Experience:A minimum of three years experience is required.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements: Work may be conducted remotely, in the Signature Corporate office or at the client location, as assigned. The work is primarily sedentary. Client site work may include prolonged walking, standing, sitting orbending. Carrying or lifting of medical records may be necessary