Medical Coder (not remote)
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. McKesson Medical-Surgical provides medical-surgical supplies and equipment to physicians' offices, home care agencies, long-term care facilities and surgery centers. Our catalog includes more than 150,000 national brand products from bandages to exam tables, plus McKesson's own line of high-quality medical-surgical products. We're proud to be the only national distributor serving the entire continuum of healthcare.
Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Medical-Surgical you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.
Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.
Abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records and assigns appropriate ICD 10 CM and/or CPT codes to patient records according to established procedures. Analyzes, enters and manipulates database, confirms appropriate DRG assignments. Knowledge in ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding required.
Reviews, analyzes, and codes medical record documentation to include, but not limited to, medical, diagnostic and procedural information for the correct ICD-10 and HCPCS codes to the greatest specificity. Abstracts demographic and coding information into the information system accurately and completely. Reviews documentation for medical necessity. Audits orders and claims before submission for entirety and accuracy and to minimize claim denials. Assesses records and prepares reports. Develops effective working with department and other stakeholders.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School Diploma/GED required. Coding Certificate program, AAPC or AHIMA accredited preferred.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Coding experience preferred.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: CPC, CPC-H, CCA, CCS-P, or equivalent coding certification required.
Evaluates medical record documentation to optimize reimbursement by ensuring that diagnostic, procedural codes and other documentation accurately reflect and support the equipment or services.
Compiles necessary documentation prior to coding review; when documentation is not available, performs the appropriate steps to obtain the necessary documentation per the department’s policies and procedures.
Ensures demographic information and documentation are congruent with scheduled or performed services.
Evaluates records and prepares reports of appropriate production metrics and coding feedback and maintains or exceeds established productivity and coding accuracy standards.
Queries physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes.
Documents coding information, and takes appropriate actions in the Practice Management System in accordance with the department’s policies and procedures.
Assigning and sequencing codes accurately based on medical record documentation
Tracking their own continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
· Knowledge of ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM and CPT coding principles and guidelines.
· Knowledge of medical terminology, abbreviations, techniques and surgical procedures; anatomy and physiology; major disease processes; pharmacology; and the metric system.
· Knowledge of reimbursement systems, as well as federal, state and payer-specific regulations and policies pertaining to medical documentations, billing and coding.
· Knowledge of Standards of Ethical Coding.
· Skill and ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
· Skill and ability to research and analyze data, draw conclusions, and resolve issues.
· Skill and ability to maintain working relationships with physicians and other staff.
· Skill and ability to review the work of others and maintain confidentiality.
Position located in Moon Township, PA with potential for remote position in future
3 years work experience; Minimum 6 months medical coding and 6 months general clerical experience required; 10,000 Alpha Numeric and Numeric keying speed required.
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Excellent overall knowledge of coding. Helps train and/or check work of level 1 coders. Answers questions of other coders.
High School Diploma, AAPC or AHIMA required
General Office Demands
Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.
We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.
But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.
McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.
Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
No agencies please.
McKesson Medical Surgical
Medical Coder (not remote)
United States-New Jersey-Moorestown
Website : http://www.mckesson.com
McKesson is in business for better health. As a company working with health care stakeholders in every setting, we are charting the course toward a stronger, more sustainable future for the entire industry.