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UnitedHealth Group Medical Coder in Bangalore, India

-Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and ICD-9/10-CM, advanced medical terminologies, pharmacology

-The Medical Record Coder will code medical records in electronic formats using ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM for charts in dates of service over a two-year range. Monitor regulatory changes as they apply to ICD-10 coding guidelines. Serve as a resource to Medicare Advantage Coding to ensure reimbursement accuracy. Perform ongoing analysis of charts for the appropriate coding compliance. Research and resolve assigned Coding projects

  • Coder is responsible for meeting and maintaining established quality coding goals as identified and updated regularly.

  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information appropriately per HIPAA regulations and company requirements.

  • HCC coding experience is also desired.

  • User must have basic to intermediate competency in Microsoft excel. Users will also be required to use other Microsoft Office 2010 applications such as Outlook on a daily basis.

Qualifications - External

  • High school education or equivalent experience.

  • Should have a bachelor's or master's degree in life science. Successful completion of a coding certificate program from the AAPC (CPC) or AHIMA required. Coder must be able to provide proof of current certification and coding certification identification number.

  • Advanced knowledge of medical coding and billing systems and regulatory requirements.

  • User must have basic to intermediate competency in Microsoft excel. Users will also be required to use other Microsoft Office 2010 applications such as Outlook on a daily basis.

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.

Description - Internal

-Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and ICD-9/10-CM, advanced medical terminologies, pharmacology

-The Medical Record Coder will code medical records in electronic formats using ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM for charts in dates of service over a two-year range. Monitor regulatory changes as they apply to ICD-10 coding guidelines. Serve as a resource to Medicare Advantage Coding to ensure reimbursement accuracy. Perform ongoing analysis of charts for the appropriate coding compliance. Research and resolve assigned Coding projects

  • Coder is responsible for meeting and maintaining established quality coding goals as identified and updated regularly.

  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information appropriately per HIPAA regulations and company requirements.

  • HCC coding experience is also desired.

  • User must have basic to intermediate competency in Microsoft excel. Users will also be required to use other Microsoft Office 2010 applications such as Outlook on a daily basis.

Jobs in this function provide coding and coding auditing services directly to providers. This includes the analysis and translation of medical and clinical diagnoses, procedures, injuries, or illnesses into designated numerical codes. *Employees in jobs labeled with ‘SCA’ must support a government Service Contract Act (SCA) agreement.

  • Extensive work experience within own function.

  • Work is frequently completed without established procedures.

  • Works independently.

  • May act as a resource for others.

  • May coordinate others' activities.- Extensive work experience within own function.

Qualifications - Internal

  • High school education or equivalent experience.

  • Should have a bachelor's or master's degree in life science. Successful completion of a coding certificate program from the AAPC (CPC) or AHIMA required. Coder must be able to provide proof of current certification and coding certification identification number.

  • Advanced knowledge of medical coding and billing systems and regulatory requirements.

  • User must have basic to intermediate competency in Microsoft excel. Users will also be required to use other Microsoft Office 2010 applications such as Outlook on a daily basis.

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.

-Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and ICD-9/10-CM, advanced medical terminologies, pharmacology

-The Medical Record Coder will code medical records in electronic formats using ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM for charts in dates of service over a two-year range. Monitor regulatory changes as they apply to ICD-10 coding guidelines. Serve as a resource to Medicare Advantage Coding to ensure reimbursement accuracy. Perform ongoing analysis of charts for the appropriate coding compliance. Research and resolve assigned Coding projects

  • Coder is responsible for meeting and maintaining established quality coding goals as identified and updated regularly.

  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information appropriately per HIPAA regulations and company requirements.

  • HCC coding experience is also desired.

  • User must have basic to intermediate competency in Microsoft excel. Users will also be required to use other Microsoft Office 2010 applications such as Outlook on a daily basis.

Qualifications - External

  • High school education or equivalent experience.

  • Should have a bachelor's or master's degree in life science. Successful completion of a coding certificate program from the AAPC (CPC) or AHIMA required. Coder must be able to provide proof of current certification and coding certification identification number.

  • Advanced knowledge of medical coding and billing systems and regulatory requirements.

  • User must have basic to intermediate competency in Microsoft excel. Users will also be required to use other Microsoft Office 2010 applications such as Outlook on a daily basis.

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.

Description - Internal

-Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and ICD-9/10-CM, advanced medical terminologies, pharmacology

-The Medical Record Coder will code medical records in electronic formats using ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM for charts in dates of service over a two-year range. Monitor regulatory changes as they apply to ICD-10 coding guidelines. Serve as a resource to Medicare Advantage Coding to ensure reimbursement accuracy. Perform ongoing analysis of charts for the appropriate coding compliance. Research and resolve assigned Coding projects

  • Coder is responsible for meeting and maintaining established quality coding goals as identified and updated regularly.

  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information appropriately per HIPAA regulations and company requirements.

  • HCC coding experience is also desired.

  • User must have basic to intermediate competency in Microsoft excel. Users will also be required to use other Microsoft Office 2010 applications such as Outlook on a daily basis.

Jobs in this function provide coding and coding auditing services directly to providers. This includes the analysis and translation of medical and clinical diagnoses, procedures, injuries, or illnesses into designated numerical codes. *Employees in jobs labeled with ‘SCA’ must support a government Service Contract Act (SCA) agreement.

  • Extensive work experience within own function.

  • Work is frequently completed without established procedures.

  • Works independently.

  • May act as a resource for others.

  • May coordinate others' activities.- Extensive work experience within own function.

Qualifications - Internal

  • High school education or equivalent experience.

  • Should have a bachelor's or master's degree in life science. Successful completion of a coding certificate program from the AAPC (CPC) or AHIMA required. Coder must be able to provide proof of current certification and coding certification identification number.

  • Advanced knowledge of medical coding and billing systems and regulatory requirements.

  • User must have basic to intermediate competency in Microsoft excel. Users will also be required to use other Microsoft Office 2010 applications such as Outlook on a daily basis.

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.

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