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Medical Coder

Virtual - US, Missouri, United States

Healthcare Financial Operations

Job Description

As a Medical Coder, you will work with clinicians to review patient records to ensure diagnosis and procedure codes performed during patients’ stay are valid and in accordance with coding conventions and guidelines. Utilizing your coding expertise, you will abstract and assign diagnosis and procedure codes from the patient record for billing and reimbursement as well as audit medical records for proper coding and compliance with deferral and state regulatory agencies. We will look to you to identify audit trends and provide feedback to leadership to more thoroughly explain results as well as provide education on regulations and guidelines.

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Working directly with our clients is one of the most impactful careers you will find. Whether your background is in health care, business or technology you can help transform the quality of care for all of us.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position
  • Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 1 year of professional fee medical coding work experience
  • Certification in one of the following: CPC, CPC-H, CIC, COC, or CCS

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's degree
  • 1 year of experience with Cerner and 3M
  • 1 year of experience teaching medical coding practices
  • 1 year of experience coding for the VA
  • 1 year of experience with TriCare

Expectations

  • Must be willing to work virtually

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:

No

Virtual Eligible Job

Yes

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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