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Intellis Outpatient Auditor - Remote in United States

Medical Coding Integrity Specialist, Outpatient SDS/ED – Remote

Job Summary:

The Medical Coding Integrity Specialist, Outpatient is responsible for completing quality assurance reviews on internal or external outpatient coding specialists or external providers. The facility-based chart types may include one or more of the following: Emergency Department, Observation, Same Day Surgery, Ancillary, Interventional Radiology, or Facility-Based Clinic. This may also include onboarding audits and training of newly hired Intellis coding specialists. This role is responsible for validating the coding specialist is accurately for accurately abstracting data into appropriate client electronic medical record systems, following the Official ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Guidelines for Coding, AMA CPT Guidelines, and CMS directives. The Coding Integrity Specialist also plays a key role in reporting quality results, tracking and trending of educational opportunities of the coding specialist, responding to client subject matter needs, and providing educational support and training to coders and/or providers. The Medical Coding Integrity Specialist is expected to maintain consistent coding auditing accuracy rate of 95% or better while also meeting agreed upon productivity standards.

Only resumes / CVs that reflect the requirements of this job will be considered. To submit a general application, please use this link: www.intellisiq.com/jobs

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Complete all regularly scheduled quality assurance reviews for clients

  • Complete onboarding quality assurance reviews for newly hired consultants

  • May perform training to newly hired coding consultants

  • Communicates quality issues to management as appropriate

  • Assist with identification of, drafting, implementation, and monitoring of quality improvement action plans for coding consultant

  • Maintain reports and accuracy rates for coding consultants and clients as appropriate

  • Respond to client QA needs at the direction of management

  • Provide coding consultants educational sessions on error trends as requested by management

  • Notifying management when there is a compliance concern or incident

  • Demonstrating knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations as evidenced by appropriate handling of patient information

  • Promoting confidentiality and using discretion when handling patient information

  • Attend educational conference calls

  • Provide coding support to the business as needed

  • Perform other duties as needed with the project

  • Maintains required productivity and quality requirements

  • Maintains coding credential requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidate must possess an approved AHIMA or AAPC coding credential

  • Minimum 4 years’ coding experience required; specialty experience may be preferred as per specific client needs

  • Minimum 2 years of auditing experience preferred

  • Recommend at least 2 years of remote experience

KEY SUCCESS ATTRIBUTES: 

  • Integrity, passion, and ethics are required

  • Demonstrates strong collaboration skills

  • Has strong organizational, analytic and problem-solving abilities and techniques

  • Exhibit consistent initiative with strong drive for results and success

  • Demonstrate commitment to a team environment 

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal as well as well-developed written, verbal, and presentation communication skills including deep listening and attention to detail

  • Ability to self-motivate and self-direct

  • Possess strong time management and organizational skills

  • Commitment and adherence to company Core Value

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Communication

  • High level of integrity & ethical judgement

  • Consistency and Reliability

  • Meeting Standards

BENEFITS:

We offer an excellent salary, full benefits package including 401(k) with company match and discretionary profit sharing, group medical, dental, vision, life, & short-term disability insurance, and PTO policy

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Sitting, talking, hearing and near vision are required over 90% of the time, while walking is required frequently throughout the day. Standing is required over 10% of the time. Feeling is required 90% of the time and reaching is required about 50% of the time. Bending, twisting and climbing are required, as in far vision, but only for 10% or less of the time. Low levels of lifting (10 pounds of less) is required about 25% of the time, while medium levels (20 to 40 pounds) of lifting and carrying are required less than 5% of the time. Ability to travel to field sites may be required up to 15% of the time.

WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Over 90% of the time is spent indoors, with protection from weather conditions. Exposure to noise levels that may be distracting or uncomfortable is present in only unusual situations.

Intellis is an equal opportunity E-Verify employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Requisition ID: 2022-1203

Telecommute: Yes

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