Hiring for Senior Medical Coding Analyst - Surgery - Hyderabad, Telangana Hyderabad for Exp. 2 - 7 Years at Optum, a UnitedHealth Group Company.
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Dec 08, 2017
Job Description:Health care isnt just changing. Its growing more complex every day. Because of this hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are a vital part of their evolution. If youre looking for a better place to use your passion, your ideas and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. Its an opportunity to do your lifes best work. (sm) Delivering quality care starts with making sure that our processes and documentation standards are being met and kept at the highest level possible. This means working behind the scenes making sure that a member-centric approach to care. As an Inpatient Medical Coder you will determine and record the correct medical codes for all treatments and health services. Ensuring proper records is just one way your work will impact the health and wellness of our members on a huge scale. Who are we? Were Optum360. Were a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, well leverage our compassion, our talent, our resources and experience to bring financial clarity and a full suite of revenue management services to health care providers nationwide. Primary Responsibilities: Research and resolution of coding projects as assigned:The Coderperforms a variety of activities involving the coding of medical records as a mechanism for indexing medical information which is used for completion of statistics for hospital, regional and government planning and accurate hospital reimbursementCodes inpatient and/ or outpatient records and identifies diagnoses and procedures daily according to the schedule set within the coding unitThe Coder accurately assigns ICD-10 and/ or CPT-4 codes in accordance with Coding Departmental guidelines keep-uping no less than 95% accuracy in choice and sequencing of codes The Coder identifies and abstracts records consistently and accurately Consistently demonstrates time awareness: strives to meet deadlines reduces non-essential interruptions to an absolute minimum Meets divisional productivity standards for coding and entering inpatient and/ or outpatient records Participates in coding meetings and education conferences to keep-up coding skills and accuracy Demonstrates willingness and flexibility in working additional hours or changing hours Demonstrates thorough grasp on how position impacts the division and hospital Demonstrates a above-average rapport and works to establish cooperative working relationships with all members of divisional and Hospital staff Attend conference calls as necessary to provide information relating to Coding