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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

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Job Category:

Medical and Clinical Operations

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Inpatient Coder - Telecommute

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

Health care isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. ICD10 replaces ICD9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are a vital part of their evolution. And that's what fueled these exciting new opportunities. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, we'll leverage all our resources to bring financial clarity and a full suite of revenue management services to health care providers nationwide. If you're looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) 
 

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Adhere to and maintain required levels of performance in both Coding accuracy and productivity
  • Identify appropriate assignment of CPT and ICD-10 Codes for Physician and facility services provided in an Observation service setting, and Inpatient setting
  • Understanding of ICD-10 Coding in relation to DRGs
  • 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 events

Required Qualifications:
  • Coding credential required from AHIMA / AAPC 
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • 3+ years of Inpatient medical coding experience (hospital, facility, etc.)
  • ICD-10 experience
  • Experience applying DRG to coding
  • Ability to use a PC in a Windows environment, including MS Word and EMR systems
  • Access to a home office with high speed cable or DSL internet
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with various Encoder systems (i.e., 3M, EPIC)
  • Experience working in a 200 bedside acute care hospital
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Excel 
Optum360 is 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 all our resources to bring financial clarity and a full suite of revenue management services to health care providers nationwide.

If you're looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work (sm)
 
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world?s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
 

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

 
 
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
 
 
Job Keywords: Inpatient Medical coder, Medical coder I or II, Inpatient coder, facility coder, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Travel, Remote, Work from home, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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