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Medical Coding Specialist- Associate

  • Location: Durham, 27707
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Our Healthcare Insurance client is seeking a Medical Coding Specialist Associate to join their team for a contract role!

Our client has more than 5,000 employees and is the number 1 health insurer in the state of North Carolina serving more than 3.89 million customers. Health care is changing, and our client is leading the way by provide innovative solutions that simplify the health care system, improve efficiency and outcomes, and help rein in costs. Our client is a not-for-profit with headquarters in Durham, NC.

Position: Medical Coding Specialist Associate
Term: 6 + Months
Location: Remote, within 50 miles of Durham NC

Required Skills 

  • Experience with medical coding, proficient with ICD9 & ICD10
  • CPC (Certified Professional Coding), specifically AAPC or AHIMA

Desired Skills 

  • Risk adjustment codding, HCC coding.

Description/Comment:
The incumbent will use clinical and coding expertise to analyze medical records. The Coding Specialist reviews necessary documentation to gather data that supports diagnosis coding and HCC coding following the Official Coding Guidelines for ICD-10 and CMS guidelines for Risk Adjustment Coding. Emphasis is placed on identifying Chronic Conditions and applying the appropriate ICD-10 code. The Coding Specialist utilizes provided reference material and official sources to support the diagnosis coding.

****To be eligible to contract at this client you must be able to pass a drug test and criminal background check.