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
Total vacancies for this job title: Over 20
Posted On: January 24, 2023
Job ID: 421203
WHO WE ARE
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
WHAT WE OFFER
Market Competitive Pay Levels
Temporary Work from Home
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
Training and Staff Development
Employee Referral Program
Employee Volunteerism Opportunity
All Mandatory Statutory Benefits
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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.