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Texas Health Resources Specialty Coder - HIMS Coding in Dallas, Texas

Specialty Coder (CIRCC) - Full Time - Days

Remote Coder – Great Opportunity!

Are you looking for a rewarding career with a top-notch health care company? We’re looking for qualified Specialty Coder (CIRCC) like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Remote, however, needs to be local to DFW area for meetings and training

  • Work environment: HIMS Coding.

  • Work hours: Monday-Friday 8 hours per day between 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

At Texas Health Physicians Group, we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. THPG includes more than 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality, patient-safe care at more than 240 offices located throughout the DFW Metroplex. THPG members are active in group governance and serve on multiple committees and councils. Ongoing Texas Health initiatives, like the Diversity Action Council and Living the Promise, have helped to create an inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture and workplace, making THPG a great place to work.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent required AND

Associate's Degree Related field preferred

Experience

5 Years Coding experience including specialty coding and/or auditing experience. Completion of college level courses in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, or similar. Advanced level applicable specialty coding or auditing knowledge and experience.

Licenses and Certifications

CPC - Certified Professional Coder Upon Hire Required Or

CCS-P - Certified Coding Specialist - Physician-based Upon Hire Required AND

Other Applicable Specialty certification (e.g. CIRCC, CGSC, COSC, CCVTC, CIRCC, etc) Upon Hire Required

Required Skills

  • Extensive understanding of health insurance and medical policies.

  • Knowledge of third party billing regulations, professional operations, and third party payer requirements.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

  • Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills.

  • Must be knowledgeable with Excel and Word

  • Must processes a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.

  • Must have experience with electronic medical records and associated systems, with the ability to learn internal applications systems. Knowledge of EPIC EMR and PMS preferred.

Position Responsibilities

  • Accurately abstracts information from the medical records assigns ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS level II codes in compliance with established guidelines. Raises questions regarding any issues that may impact coding quality, accuracy or reimbursement. Provides coding information to departments upon request.

  • Provides feedback as appropriate to providers, coding managers and senior director. Reviews supporting clinical documentation for facility based professional services and procedures. Performs research as needed and ensures accurate code assignment in support of coding guidelines and third party payer guidelines. Maintains documentation to record/track discrepancies and outcome of research.

  • Performs charge reconciliation. Compares facility charges posted against procedures coded and scheduled. Identifies any discrepancies. Notifies leadership of any discrepancies and collaborates to rectify the same. Provides end of month feedback to CRD managers and providers as required by CRD policy.

  • Serves as a subject matter expert in the specialty for which he/she/they are credentialed, providing direction to less experienced staff. May assist with training, auditing, and/or reviewing productivity and quality rates under the leadership of department management.

  • Performs coding research and special projects as assigned. Provides references to support coding and collaborates with manager to respond to physician questions/concerns regarding coding and billing.

Why Texas Health? As a Texas Health Physician’s Group Specialty Coder you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a place you’ll love to call home.

Texas Health Highlights

• 2019 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (5 th year in a row)

• 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 th year in a row)

• Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor (2018 and 2019)

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Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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