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Medical Coder, AppleCare Medical - $750 Sign-On for External Candidates - Veterans Welcome

AppleCare Medical Management Group was incorporated in 2003. Over the last 17 years, the multispecialty medical group of independent practices has expanded into new communities, contracted with more hospitals and health plans, and added over 50 new doctors - but the mission has remained the same. Today, AppleCare Medical Management is comprised of hundreds of board-certified private-practice, independent physicians. Collectively, our physicians have been serving the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County for decades, providing their medical expertise and passion to improving the health of our communities. As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Medical Coder to join our team! The travel involved with this position is the amount of time you will be in the field visiting assigned providers. This is an on-site position involving beginning and ending the day in the office five days per week and travel to and from physician offices as often as three days per week.
Primary Responsibilities: Adheres to and maintains required levels of performance in both coding accuracy and productivity Identify appropriate assignment of CPT and ICD-10 Codes for physician and facility services Abstract additional data elements during the Chart Review process when coding, as needed Perform Coding duties 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 query physicians when appropriate Maintain up-to-date Coding knowledge by reviewing materials disseminated/recommended by CDQI Management and Optum Participate in Coding department meetings and educational events Travel to provider offices for feedback and training three days per week on average
Required Qualifications: HS Diploma or GED Must have access to reliable transportation Coding credential required (CCS, CCS-P, CPC) 1+ year coding experience using CPT/ HCPCS/ ICD-10 codes in an inpatient or outpatient setting Experience coding from paper charts as well as EMR MS Office experience required i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook Preferred Qualification: Familiarity with multiple computer systems used in HIM
Careers with AppleCare Medical Management Group. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it 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. AppleCare Medical Management Group, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) 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 it 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) PLEASE NOTE The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Medical Coder, Managed care, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10, La Palma, CA, California

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