Offer: PHRN Medical Coder – Taguig City, NCR:Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company
PHRN Medical Coder – Taguig City, NCR» Full-time
» Posted on September 15, 2021
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Healthcare isn’t just changing. It’s growing more complex every day. Because of this hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are a vital part of their evolution. If you’re looking for a better place to use your passion, your ideas and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It’s an opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)
Delivering quality care starts with ensuring our processes and documentation standards are being met and kept at the highest level possible. This means working behind the scenes ensuring a member-centric approach to care. As an Inpatient Medical Coder, you will determine and record the correct medical codes for all treatments and health services. Ensuring proper records is just one way your work will impact the health and wellness of our members on a huge scale.
Who are we? We’re Optum360, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. We’re a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique skills. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, we’ll leverage our compassion, our talent, our resources and practice to bring financial clarity and a full suite of revenue management services to health care providers nationwide.
Primary Job responsibilities:
» Adhere to and maintain required levels of performance in both Coding accuracy and productivity
» Identify appropriate assignment of CPT and ICD-9 Codes for Physician and facility services provided in an Observation service setting, and Inpatient setting
» Abstract additional data elements during the Chart Review process when coding, as needed
» Maintain a thorough knowledge of assigned Client Coding specifics
» Perform Coding tasks as appropriate according to pre-determined schedules
» Review and maintain a record of charts coded, held, and/or missing
» Provide documentation feedback to Providers, as needed, and queries physicians when appropriate
» Maintain up-to-date Coding knowledge by reviewing materials disseminated/recommended by the QM Manager, Coding Operations Managers, and Director of Coding/Quality Management, among others
» Participate in Coding department meetings and educational events
» Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its capability to do so
Required Appropriate qualifications:
» Graduate of BS Nursing
» Coding practice of at least 1 year if graduate of non nursing course
» Coding credential (AHIMA or AAPC) – CPC and CIC only
» practice in coding from paper charts as well as EMR
» MS Office practice (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook)
» knowledge of ICD-10 Coding in relation to DRGs
» Willing to work onsite
Preferred Appropriate qualifications:
» Preferably with working Internet access of at least 15 mbps in case of working in the house. The following options are also available:Corporate internet subsidy for those within available and valid serviceable locations, subject to Company Policy
» Onsite work for those who are amenable to drive or commute to our office locations
Careers with Optum. Here’s the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when Information technology comes to how we use the world’s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, discapability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Optum is a drug-free workplace. © 2021 Optum Global Solutions (Philippines) Inc. All rights reserved.
Job Keywords: Certified Medical Coder, Medical Coding, AHIMA, AAPC, EMR, Coding, Taguig City, NCR, National Capital Region
income: ?15000 - ?25000
Address: Taguig, Philippines
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Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company Employer Profile:
Optum, part of UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is a health services and innovation company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and helping make the health system work better for everyone. With over 165,000 people collaborating worldwide, we're working to improve the delivery, quality and efficiency of health care.
In the Philippines, we have offices in Alabang, Taguig, Quezon City, and Cebu. This is a place where you can be the best at what you do and who you are.
Careers at Optum, a UnitedHealth Group Employer :
What brings out your best? Competition? Challenge? Discovering new levels of performance? You're going to fit right in at Optum. As part of UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune 7 company, we're building on a leadership abilities position by combining data, technology and talent to create better results for our clients around the world. It's an opportunity to excel on a team that prizes excellence. And that's what makes Information technology your life's best work.SM
We're driving innovation and change all over the world and that's creating opportunity right here in the Philippines for people with energy, passion and a focus on quality. We want to make a difference and that makes this the one job opportunity that can change everything for you.
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