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Medical Coder III

Job ID: 2402158
Location: , United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Environmental, Health & Safety
Subcategory: Medical Affairs Non MD Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for a Full-Time Remote Medical Coder III to  review, assign, and edit diagnosis, material, medication, procedure, and supply codes for professional service and facility components of inpatient, same day surgeries, observation, Emergency Department, outpatient specialty, (ERSA), and billable outpatient primary care encounters. 

Qualifications

·       A minimum of one (1) year of performance in the specialty is required to be qualifying. Multiple specialties encompass different medical specialties (i.e., Family Practice, Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, OB/GYN, etc.) that utilize ICD, E&M, CPT, and HCPCS codes. Ancillary specialties (PT/OT, Radiology, Lab, Nutrition, etc.) that usually do NOT use E&M codes do not count as qualifying experience. Coding experience should include inpatient facility and ambulatory surgery areas. Additionally, coding, auditing, and training exclusively for specialties such as home health, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation care will not be considered as qualifying experience. Coding experience limited to making codes conform to specific payer requirements for the business office (insurance billing, accounts receivable) is not a qualifying factor.

 

**** Medical coding personnel shall maintain the required continuing education hours in order to maintain current and proper national certification (requirements for this position.

 

Coding Certification in good standing for at least two of the following:  

1. RHIT/RHIA/CPC/CCS-P

2. RHIT/RHIA/CIC/CCS

3. CEMA/CEMC

* If the coder has inpatient and outpatient coding experience, the RHIA or RHIT can count towards both 1 and 2.

 

Selected applicant must do the following before starting, based on government requirements:      

·       Pass a pre-employment coding test IAW the requirements of the AFMS Coding Manual.

·       The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

 


SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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