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Location: Denver, CO, United States
Category: Administrative/Clerical Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 77824
Date Posted: Feb 10, 2023
Professional Medical Outpatient Coder
This is a full-time, hourly position on the UCHealth Professional Outpatient Coding team. This position may be a work-from-home opportunity after the initial required on-site training period (variable length dependent upon skillset). Assigns codes to medical diagnoses and procedures using appropriate coding classifications for assigned areas/record types.
· Reviews medical records to determine all appropriate diagnostic and procedural code assignments using the appropriate classifications systems.
· Assigns charges for applicable clinics/departments as appropriate.
· Communicates with department manager/supervisor on coding, compliance and documentation issues.
· Seeks clarification from healthcare providers or other designated resources to ensure accurate and complete coding. Enhances coding knowledge and skills with continuing education activities and by reviewing pertinent literature.
· High School Diploma or GED
· Coding-related certification from AHIMA or AAPC
· Outpatient Coding experience
The pay range for this position is: $22.14 - $28.78 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.
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