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Medical Coding Analyst 2

Department: Coding
Location: Albuquerque, NM

UNM Medical Group, Inc. is hiring for a Medical Coding Analyst II to join our Coding Department. This opportunity is a REMOTE, full-time, day shift opening located in New Mexico.

Summary

Responsible for coding Inpatient/Outpatient charges and specialty services using appropriate ICD and CPT classification systems for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance in accordance with federal regulation.  Charges include all Inpatient/Outpatient visits, Day Surgeries, consultations and observation accounts.  Specialty services include Interventional Radiology, GI Lab, Pathology, Cardiac Cath Lab, Vascular Lab, Orthopedics, Surgical and Anesthesia procedures. Responsible for review of documentation in medical records to assure that documentation by providers conforms to compliance and legal requirements.  Provide feedback for practitioners on coding practices.  Coder must meet department productivity and quality standards.  Ensure adherence to policies and procedures and guidelines.

*Sign-On Bonus: $1,000*

*This is a work from home position that requires the selected candidate to have a permanent address and live in New Mexico or be willing to relocate to New Mexico*

Minimum Job Requirements of a Medical Coding Analyst II:

High School diploma or GED and 2 years directly related experience. Certification in at least one of the following: RCC, CPC, CIRCC, CPC-P, CCS, CCS-P, COC, CIC, RHIA, or RHIT. Verification of education and licensure (if applicable) will be required if selected for hire.

Duties and Responsibilities of a Medical Coding Analyst II:

  1. Reviews and analyzes medical records in order to assign appropriate CPT and ICD-10 codes for inpatient and outpatient consultations, procedures, anesthesia, inpatient visits, and office visits for new or established patients.
  2. Analyzes as well as resolution of coding edits that occur.
  3. Identifies and reviews documentation in an EMR environment to ensure that all required signatures and addendums are present in the medical record(s).
  4. Interaction and feedback to providers, when necessary, regarding medical documentation deficiencies or to request clarification of documentation components.
  5. Ensures strict confidentiality of medical records and documentation.
  6. Follows established departmental policies, procedures and objectives.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

    About UNM Medical Group, Inc.

    UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNMMG is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG strives to mitigate health disparities brought about by technology; we aim to reach underrepresented populations, making healthcare more equitable and accessible for all of the people in New Mexico; we have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

    Benefits:

    UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, generous paid time off plan and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.

    Apply to our Medical Coding Analyst II opportunity with UNM Medical Group, Inc. and a recruiter will contact you shortly!

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a drug and alcohol free employer.

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