Coder Abstractor

Title: Coder Abstractor – Remote

Location: USA-

Requisition #: 59557
Total hours worked per week: 40

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  • We’re northern Michigan’s largest healthcare system and we are deeply rooted in the communities we serve. That means that our patients are often our family, friends and neighbors – and it’s special to be able to care for them. And as one of the top healthcare systems to work for in Michigan by Forbes (American’s Best Employers by State 2022), we’re committed to your ongoing growth and development.
  • After work, you’ll find things to do in every season – beaches, outdoor recreation, unique restaurants, world-class wineries, arts and entertainment.

Why work as a Coder Abstractor at Munson Healthcare?

  • Offers a remote work schedule
  • Our dynamic work environment includes many opportunities for growth and development
  • Our efforts directly impact patient satisfaction and outcomes
  • Our employees work in positive, supportive, and compassionate environments built on our organizational values.

Summary:

Responsible for charge capture process for professional charges within the Munson system, including but not limited to: verifying and/or analyzing medical record and/or encounter form documentation to determine the principle and all secondary diagnoses and procedures; assigning diagnostic codes, procedural codes and modifiers using coding guidelines established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Munson; performing data entry; and, performing discrepancy resolution. Serves as a liaison between CBO and sites/departments. Assists in the orientation and training of new employees within the coding and charge capture area.

What’s Required:

  • Associate’s degree in Health Record Technology or related healthcare field and two to three years of professional coding experience and must obtain the credentials of a certified professional coder (CPC) within 18 months of employment OR three to five years of professional coding experience and has obtained the credentials of a certified professional coder (CPC).

The Benefits of Working at Munson:

  • Eligible for a $5,000 Sign on Bonus
  • Competitive salaries
  • Full benefits, paid holidays, and paid time off (up to 19 days your first year)
  • Tuition reimbursement and ongoing educational opportunities
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match and personal consulting
  • Wellness plans, an employee assistance program and employee discounts