JOB DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS
Health care isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. Because of this hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are a vital part of their evolution. If you're looking for a better place to use your passion, your ideas and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Delivering quality care starts with ensuring our processes and documentation standards are being met and kept at the highest level possible. This means working behind the scenes ensuring a member - centric approach to care.
Who are we? We're Optum360. We're a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, we'll leverage our compassion, our talent, our resources and experience to bring financial clarity and a full suite of revenue management services to health care providers nationwide.
Performs various clerical functions as requested by the supervisor or group lead
Responsibilities include: Applying CPT - 4 and ICD - 10 codes by translating dictated pathology reports, in a timely and accurate manner
Responds to accounts receivable department when coding discrepancies need reviewed due to payer denials
Effectively communicates with superiors, peers, billing reps, and others, as appropriate, on regular basis, assuring proper flow of information
Understand and follow all department and company SOP’s
Perform special projects as assigned by the manager
To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.
High school diploma or GED
Active AAPC coding certification CPC or Active AHIMA coding certification CCS
AAPC ICD - 10 certification
Working knowledge of medical terminology
2+ years experience in medical coding
2+ years of related work in billing or laboratory testing
Pathology coding experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and on a team
Experience working in a measured production and quality based environment
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