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Outpatient Coder with Rural Healthcare and OBS or ED (Remote anywhere in the US)

Company: Cognizant US Corporation
Location: Nottingham
Posted on: July 14, 2019

Job Description:

Outpatient Coder with Rural Healthcare and OBS or ED (Remote anywhere in the US) Cognizant Technology Solutions is seeking an ICD-10 Coding Consultant-Outpatient to work for one or more of the clients remotely. Duties/Responsibilities: Review documentation to code diagnosis and procedures (to include Rural Healthcare, outpatient surgery, observation, Emergency Department and outpatient diagnostics) Communicate with physicians to obtain or clarify diagnosis and/or procedures via the query process Assign accurate codes utilizing an electronic encoder application in accordance with practice policy and regulatory guidelines Perform Peer Reviews of Company Health Information Management coding auditors and coders Complete reports as requested Maintain minimum accuracy rate of 98% while meeting internal productivity standards set by company Maintain productivity expectations: Record Type ICD10 Coding Productivity Standards* Coding - Emergency Department (excluding E/M facility coding) 96-120 encounters/day Coding - Emergency Department (including E/M facility coding) 64-92 encounters/day Coding - Ancillary testing 160-240 encounters/day Coding - Ambulatory/Outpatient/Interventional 32-48 encounters/day Coding - Inpatient 24 encounters/day Desired Skills/Qualifications: Must have current RH-CBS and CCS, RHIT or RHIA (AHIMA) or CPC, COC (AAPC) Minimum of two years of facility based outpatient experience Knowledge of Federal, state and payer regulations Capable of interpreting medical records reports and chart entries Able to work independently and as a team member Capable of applying judgment and decision making Base office skills (Word, Excel) Pass coding assessment with a score of 80% or greater Basic background with computers with ability to be in multiple systems at 1 time Self-motivated with ability to work autonomously and in a team in a fast paced environment Interacting with manager/team members on scheduled time off and breaks and new procedures and policies as provided by the client is essential. Well organized and able to handle multipole projects as needed. Strong oral and written communication skills. Able to be flexible and adaptable to change. Proficiency in MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook. IND123 MSJA 0 % Domain Skills SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 ICD-10 PL4 Desired * Proficiency Legends Proficiency Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects. PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill. Application Development / Application Maintenance United States-Maryland-Nottingham - MD USA, COG Full Time Employee Full-time Standard Professional Day Job Jul 9, 2019, 8:17:49 AM BHS Management

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