UnitedHealth Group Certified Medical Coder - Outpatient / Specialties - OptumCare - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, Nevada

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 assigned medical charts to code

  • Review medical charts electronically

  • Abstract and code diagnosis and documentation information

  • Research and resolve coding projects

  • Perform ongoing analysis of medical record charts for the appropriate coding compliance

The key challenge of this role centers around your ability to work quickly, accurately and independently. You’ll need to meet daily production goals and a quality goal of 95% accuracy rate every month. Extensive use of electronic medical records in an ICD-10 environment is also required.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Coding certification to include the following: CPC, CCS, RHIA, and RHIT (no CPC - A, RHIT - A, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding

  • 2+ years working with EMR systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of medical coding experience

  • Outpatient coding experience

  • Managed care experience

  • HCC coding experience

  • Experience with HEDIS

  • Previous experience coding for PCP and / or skilled nursing facilities, or specialty clinics

If you’re eager to bring your contribution to a new level every day, here’s your opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)

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.

Job Keywords: CPC, CCS, RHIA, RHIT, HCC, Medical Coder, AAPC, AHIMA, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada