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Guidehouse Remote Pro Fee Coder - Neurosurgery in Albany, New York

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

Will review clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-10 Diagnosis codes, along with CPT/HCPCS codes as defined for the service type, for coding, billing, internal and external reporting, research as required, and regulatory compliance. Under the direction of the coding manager—the coder should accurately code conditions and procedures as documented and in accordance with ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, CMS/MAC rules and the CPT rules established by the AMA, and any other official coding guidelines established for use with mandated standard code sets. The coder scope may involve reviewing coding related denials from payers and recommending the appropriate action to resolve the claim based on payer guidelines.

Experience

  • 3 years coding Physician specialty to which coder is assigned

  • 3-5 years ICD-10 and CPT coding experience

  • Experience directly related to Neurosurgical procedures include cranial and spine procedures

  • Experience working Physician Coding Related Denials

    Essential Job Functions

  • Computer Literacy

  • Good working knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology as well as Medical Terminology

  • Advanced knowledge of CMS/MAC guidance, Coding Skills, ICD-10-CM and CPT

  • Ability to analyze Provider documentation and assign codes accurately

  • Excellent verbal and written Communication Skills

  • Strong knowledge and application of Government and other payer guidelines as they relate to compliant coding.

  • Ability to analyze coding denial reason codes, review documentation and respond appropriately regarding what is needed to resolve the denial issue.

  • Experience creating appeal letters as appropriate and communicating with billing teams either within Guidehouse or within a Client organization.

  • High level of Accuracy and Productivity. Meets or exceeds standards consistently

  • Ability to work independently

  • HIPAA compliant work stations

  • Strong working knowledge of Protected Health Information

  • Maintains professional credentials at all times

  • Organizational Skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Qualifications

Education /Qualifications /Experience

  • Must be hold one of the following credentials: CPC, COC, CCS-P or other specialty specific credential

  • Minimum of 3-year experience specific to Neurosurgery

  • Must have minimum three years of coding experience with experience working claim edits and denials preferred.

  • Abide by all client policies and procedures.

  • Abide by all Guidehouse policies and procedures.

  • Must have experience working in systems such as EPIC, Cerner, Next Gen, Allscripts or other EHR.

  • Personal responsibility, respect for self and others, innovation through teamwork, dedication to caring and excellence in customer service.

    Physical and Mental requirements:

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work.

  • Usually remains stationary for the majority of the day.

  • Frequently communicates with Lead and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively.

  • Occasional stooping, reaching or kneeling may be necessary to reach into overhead or low cabinets.

  • Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data.

    NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Nothing in the above job description alters the “at will” nature of the employment relationship between the Company and the employees covered by this description. In an at-will situation, either the employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without warning, and with or without cause, unless there is an existing agreement with express terms and conditions covering its termination.

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Candidates from Eastern Standard Time, Central Standard Time, and Pacific Standard Time Zones as well as candidates from Arizona, New Mexico and Utah will be considered for this position.

Due to our contractual requirements and an Executive Order from the White House, every federal government employee and onsite federal contractor will be asked to attest to their vaccination status. In the interest of health and safety during the continued unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will be required to follow CDC guidelines which may include (subject to specific contractual requirements): wearing a mask on the job no matter their geographic location, physically distancing from all other employees and visitors, complying to any screening testing requirements. This requirement will apply to Guidehouse employees who work onsite for the federal government.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

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