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Coding Auditor

Company: Amsurg Corp.
Location: Remote
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

AMSURG, the Envision Healthcare solution for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), collaborates with physicians and health systems across the country to provide and promote quality patient care. We are the nationally recognized leader in the strategic and operations management of ASCs that deliver high quality, high value, same-day surgical services with a superior patient experience. Launched in 1992 as an ASC industry pioneer, AMSURG is currently partnered with nearly 2,000 specialty physicians providing outpatient surgical services in more than 250 facilities in 34 states.

We have an exciting opportunity available on our team for an experienced Coding Auditor to support our ambulatory surgery centers across the nation. This is a remote position, allowing the Auditor to be based anywhere in the country.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for performing coding quality audits of ambulatory, physician, and anesthesia coding to assure appropriateness and accurate code assignments in accordance with CMS guidelines and to provide ongoing feedback and analysis of the education needs for the staff.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate, schedule, and perform the documentation and coding audits of ambulatory, physician, and anesthesia records;
  • Evaluate the quality of clinical documentation to identify incomplete or inconsistent documentation that could impact the quality of data being reported;
  • Audit codes performed by providers from medical records according to ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS, and CMS guidelines;
  • Review and maintain orders, invoices, and records to ensure accuracy;
  • Prepare written reports of audit findings of inappropriate documentation/coding and coding trends found during chart reviews;
  • Provide assistance with coding inquiries from providers, charge poster/coders, billing staff, etc.;
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of coding guidelines as they relate to our services;
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality and adhere to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations;
  • Attend in-services, seminars, and webinars for additional education and performance improvement;
  • Able to consistently meet established production and quality goals and metrics;
  • Must be comfortable in a work-from-home environment;
  • Must meet company basic standards for working remotely;
  • Regular and reliable attendance required.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and 2+ years' experience as detailed above;
  • Active Certified Professional Coder status (CPC);
  • Strong data entry skills; experience with 10-key data entry;
  • Flexible, high achiever with the ability to learn quickly and consistently meet department goals and deadlines;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Organized, with demonstrated ability to follow through on open items in a timely manner;
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in English;
  • Knowledge of medical terminology; ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS, and CMS guidelines; and HIPAA requirements;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Outlook;
  • Previous coding experience in any of the following specialties is highly desirable: Gastroenterology; Ophthalmology, Multi-specialty, and/or Practice.

Other Qualifications:

Must be able to handle multiple, simultaneous tasks effectively and efficiently while maintaining a professional, courteous manner. Must be able to work well with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Must be detail oriented and organized. High integrity, including maintenance of confidential information. Must be able to exercise good judgment and positively influence and lead others, including handling confrontations with poise and efficiency. Based on business need, the ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends as approved in advance.

Must pass a background check and drug screen.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We do not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other prohibited category set forth in federal or state regulations.

Apply Now! Come Join our Team!

We offer Competitive Pay and Work/Life Balance/Paid Time Off

Keywords: Amsurg Corp., Eugene , Coding Auditor, Other , Remote, Oregon

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