14 hours
2018-08-152018-09-14

Contingent Worker - Medical Review Coding Special Projects

Performant Financial
Remote U.S. - Reports to San Angelo
  • Job Code
    2018-50-4R-007
Performant Financial Corporation

Performant Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).

Contingent Worker - Medical Review Coding Special Projects
Job Code:2018-50-4R-007
Location:Remote U.S. - Reports to San Angelo, TX Office
Status:Agency/Temp
  
Responsibilities:

Contingent Worker – Medical Review Coding Special Projects

  • Provide training, oversight, coaching and guidance to newly assigned Supervisors.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Provide guidance and support to medical review coders
  • Act as subject matter expert for medical review coding policy and procedures.
  • Develop and document  training and project plans
  • Track progress and status, proactive follow-up on action items, status reporting, proactive identification and appropriate notification of potential or real issues, and other project activities. 
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Skills and Knowledge:
  • Strong organizational management and project skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and track multiple issues over time and in different phases of development
  • Must be able to manage multiple assignments effectively, create documentation, organize and prioritize workload, problem solve, work independently and with team members, including remote coworkers and other partners
  • Courteous, professional and respectful attitude
  • Flexibility to handle non-standard situations as they arise
  • Ability to problem solve and to interact with management to suggest improvements in processes/procedures to maximize productivity
  • Ability to maintain high quality work while meeting strict deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong PC and MS Office application skills such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Understanding of key concepts and terminology related to medical coding, claims, billing, Medicare/Medicaid policies, payment rules, claims processing systems, and medical record audit.

  

Physical Requirements:

-Sit/stand/walk/8-10HR/day
-Lift/carry/push/pull under and over 10 lbs. occasionally
-Keying frequency, handling, reaching, fine manipulation

Education and Experience:

 

  • 5+ years of experience as Medical Review Coding Supervisor
  • Experience working with medical coding (CPT/HCPCs/ICD-9/ICD-10/MS-DRG), claims, billing, patient records, or related, preferably with strong understanding of Medicare/Medicaid policies, payment rules, claims processing systems, and medical record audit.
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Medical billing or coding certification or related required

Other Requirements:

*Must submit to and pass background check. Must not have any Federal or State liens resulting from County, State or Federal tax issues.  Must not have any current defaulted student loans.
*Must be able to pass a criminal background check; must not have any felony convictions or specific misdemeanors.
*Must submit to and pass drug screen.
*Performant is a government contractor. Certain client assignments for this position may require additional background and/or clearances.

Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration made unlawful by law.

No agency submittals without prior staffing agreement and approved job order. 
  

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