Medical Coding Positions

TreeFrog Data Solutions - Virginia

Full-time | Part-timeEstimated: $45,000 - $57,000 a year
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TreeFrog Data Solutions currently has openings for Inpatient, Outpatient, Surgical, and Profee coders for Veterans Healthcare Remote Medical Coding Positions. We have full time and part time positions available with the flexibility to work evenings and weekends. Excellent benefits for full time employees.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Coder shall have sufficient experience in the medical coding area with a minimum of two (2) years of continuous Veterans Affairs coding experience preferred and the following specific skills:

1. Certified Professional Coder (Need to be certified through one of the following organizations: American Academy Professional Coders (AAPC) credentials – CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPMA or American Health Information Management Associations (AHIMA) credentials – RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS and CCS- P)

2. Knowledge for understanding and applying the official coding clinic guidelines to include the VA Medical Center Site Specific Coding Guidelines

3. Knowledge of medical terminology and usage, including general medical, surgical, pharmaceutical, hospital terms and abbreviations and abstracting techniques

4. Knowledge of a broad range of references such as the ICD-10, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, medical dictionaries, manuals relating to coding textbooks and glossaries.

5. Assigns ICD-10 and/or CPT/HCPCS codes, as appropriate and abstracts pertinent information from patient records

6. Ensures client’s production and quality expectations are met

7. Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements of medical records

8. Knowledge of medical records procedures, regulations and principles to carry out a variety of medical records functions such as analysis, coding, ensuring compliance, and compiling data

9. Knowledge of data collection methods for basic health care, research information and statistical reporting

10. Knowledge of laws and VA regulations on the confidentiality of medical records

11. Skill in effective oral and written communication

Desired applicant must be able to obtain a security clearance. Anyone interested in applying for a position, please send your resume to careers@treefrogdata.com or fax resume to 321/868-0236

EOE/Veterans Preference