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Medical Coder Remote- Las Vegas Area - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. -
This position is full-time. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 6:00am - 3:30pm CST. It may be necessary, giventhe business need, to work occasional overtime.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Travel within the service area to perform medical record reviews as needed
  • Conduct research in order to define suspects
  • Perform chart reviews based on suspects to recover diagnoses not coded
  • Evaluate and communicate documentation and coding deficiencies in provider records
  • Conduct chart reviews to validate data accepted by CMS
  • Maintain professional relationships with physicians and/or staff
  • Maintain work calendars and comply with all internal processes
  • Understand and keep up to date with Risk Adjustment and ICD-10-CM Guidelines
  • Set priorities for own work assignments and uses initiative in completion of tasks
  • Participate in auditing projects as assigned
  • Assist in training new members of the coding team
  • Assist in special projects as directed
  • Perform any other tasks as requested by the Director or Managers

    You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Years of post-high school education can be substituted/is equivalent to years of experience.
    Required Qualifications:

    • Coding Certification (CPC)
    • 3+ years of experience working in Medical Coding
    • Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word (create correspondence & work within templates), Microsoft Excel (ability to sort, filter & create simple spreadsheets), Outlook (ability to retrieve emails, access calendar & schedule meetings)
    • Ability to work full-time between 6:00am - 3:30pm CST including the flexibility to work occasional overtime given the business need

      Preferred Qualification:

      • Coding Certification (CCS-P)

        Telecommuting Requirements:

        • Proven ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
        • Dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
        • Lives in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service

          Soft Skills:

          • Excellent written and oral communication skills
          • Sound business ethics
          • Professionalism
          • Ability to work independently
          • Ability to meet deadlines
          • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail Strong communication and interpersonal skills

            Nevada Residents Only: The hourly range for Nevada residents is $18.80 to $36.78 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
            *All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy
            At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

            Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. - -
            OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. -

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