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Texas Health Resources Coder I CPC/CCS-P - Full Time Days - Dallas in Dallas, Texas

Texas Health Organization for Physicians seeks to hire a Coder I CPC/CCS-P to work Full Time Days in the Coding and Reimbursement Department.

The address is Northpoint III 9250 Amberton Parkway, Dallas, TX 75243

Remote work temporarily, will resume working in office in the future.

Salary range is Min: $20.73/hour to Max: $31.31/hour – based on relevant experience.

Work Hours/Schedule

  • Full Time; 40 hours/week

  • Monday – Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm; Flexible start times based on business needs

  • This position is temporarily remote; work will resume in office in the future

Job Description

Responsible for abstracting and assigning valid CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS codes to ensure appropriate reimbursement in accordance with federal, state, and private health plans as well as organization and regulatory guidance. This role is typically responsible for less complex coding with oversight.

  • Accurately abstracts information from the medical records and assigns ICD-9/10-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS level II codes in compliance with established guidelines. Provides codes to various departments upon request.

  • Reviews supporting medical record documentation to ensure accurate code assignment (ICD, CPT, HCPCS) of professional charges in compliance with third party payer, NCCI guidelines and THPG policies. Maintains documentation to record/track coding variance. Performs charge reconciliation.

  • Compares hospital charges posted against procedures coded and identifies any discrepancies. Notifies leadership of any discrepancies and collaborated to rectify the same.

  • Participates in special projects and completes other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required and

  • Associates Degree in related field preferred

  • 2 years of Coding experience preferred

  • Completion of college level courses in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, or similar preferred

  • 2 years of professional E&M coding experience requried.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • CPC - Certified Professional Coder upon hire required or

  • CCS-P - Certified Coding Specialist - Physician-based required upon hire

Skills

  • General understanding of health insurance.

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

  • Must be able communicate effectively.

  • Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills.

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

  • Must have proficient computer skills, with the ability to learn internal application systems.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Organization for Physicians (THOP) is Texas Health Resources' 501(a) not-for-profit health corporation offering employment opportunities for administration staff that service providers of Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG). THOP provides services for member physicians that help them get back to what they do best -- practice medicine. From an affordable electronic medical record to comprehensive practice support services and group purchasing power, physicians and their patients benefit from being a part of THPG.

Texas Health Highlights

  • 2020 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (6 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 & 2019)

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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