Clinical Coder Specialist (AHIMA or AAPC Certified) | Pure non-voice account w/ Day 1 HMO

1 Year or Less
Open to Work From Home
With Business Certificates
Established in 2011
1001-5000 Employees
Total vacancies for this job title: Over 20
Posted On: January 24, 2023
Job ID: 421203

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  • Optum is a part of the UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune 5 company, serving 125 million individual consumers.

  • We are a diverse company with over 189,000 employees worldwide and over 14,000 employees in the Philippines.

  • We are a leader in nearly every aspect of today’s health care landscape.

  • We leverage on having the largest single proprietary network of physicians, hospitals, health facilities, and caregivers in the United States. At Optum, we believe that what makes you special can inspire your life’s best work.

Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including you. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.


Join us today and unlock a world of rewards and benefits for performance, career growth, work-life balance and the opportunity to pursue your passion.



  • AAPC or AHIMA Certified Medical Coding Licensed (Required)

  • Experience in coding from paper charts as well as EMR

  • Understanding of ICD-9 or ICD-10 Coding in relation to DRGs


  • Market Competitive Pay Levels

  • Temporary Work from Home

  • Retirement Plan

  • Medical Plan (HMO) from Day 1 of employment

  • Dental, Medical, and Optical Reimbursements

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Paid Time-Off Benefits

  • Sick Leave Conversion

  • Tuition Fee Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Annual Performance Based Merit Increases

  • Employee Recognition

  • Training and Staff Development

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Volunteerism Opportunity

  • All Mandatory Statutory Benefits


  • Adhere to and maintain required levels of performance in both Coding accuracy and productivity

  • Identify appropriate assignment of CPT and ICD-9 Codes for Physician and facility services provided in an Observation   service setting, and Inpatient setting

  • Abstract additional data elements during the Chart Review process when coding, as needed

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of assigned Client Coding specifics

  • Perform Coding duties as appropriate according to pre-determined schedules

  • Review and maintain a record of charts coded, held, and/or missing

  • Provide documentation feedback to Providers, as needed, and queries physicians when appropriate

  • Maintain up-to-date Coding knowledge by reviewing materials disseminated/recommended by the QM Manager, Coding Operations Managers, and Director of Coding/Quality Management, among others

  • Participate in Coding department meetings and educational event.

Your role is critical in allowing our members, families, facilities, and health professionals to have greater confidence in the exceptional care we provide. And for you, an everyday opportunity to do your life’s best work.