Work at Home Medical Coding Jobs with Change Healthcare

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Work at Home Medical Coding Jobs with Change Healthcare

Change Healthcare is seeking home-based medical coders in most U.S. states. These are part-time work at home medical coding opportunities. Hours are 20 to 29 per week!

Job description from the company:

“Remote Certified Coders review medical records and apply appropriate ICD–10-CM diagnostic codes and Change Healthcare Flagged Event. Codes must meet Change Healthcare QA standards (following both Official Coding Guidelines and Risk Adjustment Guidelines).”

Requirements (from work-at-home job listing):

  • Active certified coder certification through AHIMA or AAPC required (CRC, CPC, CCS – P). CCA, CPC-A are not accepted.
  • At least two years of experience as a certified coder is required
  • At least one year of risk adjustment experience is required.
  • Extensive knowledge of ICD-10-CM outpatient diagnosis coding guidelines (knowledge and demonstrated understanding of Risk Adjustment coding and data
  • Ability to code using an ICD-10-CM code book (without using an encoder);
  • Strong clinical knowledge related to chronic illness diagnosis, treatment and management
  • Reliability and a commitment to meeting tight deadlines (24-hour turnaround time on all assigned charts);
  • Personal discipline to work remotely without direct supervision;
  • Exemplary attention to detail and completeness-all medical coders must maintain minimum QA passing requirements based on HCC scoring model (HCCx < or equal to 5 and HCCm < or equal to 5);
  • Computer proficiency (including MS Windows, MS Office, and the Internet);
  • Must have high-speed Internet access, a home computer with a current Windows operating system, MS Internet Explorer (version 6.0.2 or better), and Adobe 6.0 or better;
  • Strong organization skills; interpersonal and customer service skills; written and oral communication skills; and analytical skill.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA, recognizing a commitment to privacy, security and confidentiality of all medical chart documentation.

Key job responsibilities (from the listing):

  • Assign appropriate ICD–10-CM codes, mapping to risk adjustment models as applicable.
  • Assign Change Healthcare Flagged Event codes when documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or otherwise unclear for medical coding purposes.
  • Remain current on diagnosis coding guidelines and risk adjustment reimbursement reporting requirements.
  • Check chart assignments every day and accurately report all hours worked on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain quality and production standards required by company.
  • Report work-related concerns to assigned Coder Advocate and, if not adequately addressed, to Sr. Manager of Clinical Operations.
  • Comply with the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adhere to official coding guidelines.
  • Comply with HIPAA laws and regulations.
  • Participate in testing and training as required by the Company.

This looks like a great work at home medical coding opportunity for someone seeking flexibility.

If interested in learning more about this telecommute opportunity, please see the original work at home employment listing. Good luck!

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