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Medical Coder - Phoenix, AZ Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Phoenix, AZ
Date:
02/22/2018
2018-02-222018-03-23
Job Code:
752202
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752202 Medical Coder Phoenix AZ Telecommute

Medical Coder - Phoenix, AZ Telecommute (752202)

Position Description

Position Description:

Healthcare isn’t just changing. It’s growing more complex every day. ICD-10 Coding replaces ICD-9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and Healthcare organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that’s what fueled these exciting new opportunities. 

 

Who are we? Optum360. We’re a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, we’ll leverage our compassion, our talent, our resources and experience to bring financial clarity and a full suite of Revenue Management services to Healthcare Providers, nationwide. 

If you’re looking for a better place to use your passion, your ideas and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It’s an opportunity to do your life’s best work.

For you, it's all about the details. Because you understand that getting everything exactly right ultimately helps people live healthier lives. Here at UnitedHealth Group, we couldn't agree more. If you want to play a role in inventing the future of health care, here's your opportunity. Join us today.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Receive medical charts to code
  • Code and abstract diagnosis and procedure codes
  • Research and resolve coding projects
  • Perform ongoing analysis of medical record charts for the appropriate coding compliance
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • Coding certification to include one of the following: CPC, CCS, RHIA, or RHIT
  • Ability to work 8-hour shifts Monday through Friday and be flexible (Weekend coverage may be required)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Medical coding experience
  • Managed care experience
  • HCC coding experience
  • HEDIS experience
  • Facility-based coding experience
Careers with OptumInsight. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the Healthcare industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life’s best work.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: UHG, Optum, Coding, Medical, Research, Analyze, Charts, Code, Compliance

Job Details

  • Contest Number752202
  • Job TitleMedical Coder - Phoenix, AZ Telecommute
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Phoenix, AZ
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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