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Pro Fee - Medical Information Coder II - Anesthesia (Remote)

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Boise
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com. Responsibilities Under general supervision, the Pro Fee- Medical Information Coder II- Anesthesia (Remote) codes medical documents and/or charge tickets as assigned. If requested by supervisor, provides technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and/or other department staff. Maintains knowledge of AMA guidelines and billing compliance and performs all other duties as required. + Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills. + Must be detail oriented. + Accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of one's own work. + Recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient and employee confidentiality. + Adaptable to change and improvement. + Relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation. + Show exemplary attitude in levels of maturity, responsibility, judgment and conduct. + Exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment. + Perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations. + Demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way. + Assigns required CPT/ICD/ASA/ HCPCS codes and/or modifiers as needed per documentation. + Determines if accident date/type is applicable. + Inspects each case for missing information and gives to appropriate party for follow up. + Identifies "canceled cases" and follows departmental guidelines. + Checks AIS record for cosmetic documentation; adds additional AS400 screen and appropriately splits the time on all cosmetic cases. + Investigates why "cosmetic case" was not set up initially. + Provides notation on the AS400 screen that this is a "cosmetic case'. + Researches all cases that could be "study related". + Resolves TES Work files. + Reviews encounter to determine the appropriate action required. + Examines documents in various programs (HealthQuest/IPV, etc.,) for missing information. + Furnishes liaisons with facts to help clear edits. + Edits the dollar amount on cosmetic cases based on department's instructions. + Maintains open channels of communication. + Informs others as needed in a clear, concise manner; selects the proper mode of communication and includes appropriate parties. + Verifies all written communication is grammatically correct and free of typographical errors. + Notifies supervisor promptly when problems arise with equipment, programs, etc. Qualifications+ High school diploma or equivalent + Minimum 2-3 years previous anesthesia coding experience + Certified Professional Coder AAPC (CPC) or AHIMA (CCS-P) + Good written and verbal communication skills + Basic computer skills Additional Requirements The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. Candidates from Eastern Standard Time, Central Standard Time, and Pacific Standard Time Zones as well as candidates from Arizona, New Mexico and Utah will be considered for this position. Due to our contractual requirements and an Executive Order from the White House, every federal government employee and onsite federal contractor will be asked to attest to their vaccination status. In the interest of health and safety during the continued unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will be required to follow CDC guidelines which may include (subject to specific contractual requirements): wearing a mask on the job no matter their geographic location, physically distancing from all other employees and visitors, complying to any screening testing requirements. This requirement will apply to Guidehouse employees who work onsite for the federal government. Disclaimer About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. #Indeedsponsored

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