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Medical Coder

Landmark Health

This is a Full-time position in Baton Rouge, LA posted February 1, 2021.

**Overview** **Do you want to make a difference in healthcare?** Landmark Health was created to transform how healthcare is delivered to the most medically vulnerable members in our community.

Our medical group provides home-based medical care to chronically ill patients, many of whom are frail, elderly and ill-equipped to navigate our overwhelming healthcare system. Because many of our patients are frail and elderly, we deliver care primarily in the comfort of their home.

Our Program is also offered to eligible patients **at no incremental financial cost** **to them** .

We are not a fee-for-service practice; we benefit economically only if we deliver high-quality patient outcomes and satisfaction.

As a result, our clinical teams can spend quality-time caring for a smaller number of patients, giving all patients the space, respect, compassion and care they deserve. Our model is finding success throughout the country; we are now the nation’s largest risk-based, in-home medical group. At Landmark, our interdisciplinary teams collaboratively manage our complex patient panels.

These teams are led by Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants, with supporting care provided by RN Nurse Care Managers, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Behavioral Health and other employed team members. This position plays a key role on the Landmark Health team by ensuring the accuracy, integrity and quality of coded patient data. **Responsibilities** + Concurrent review of assessment data to validate the appropriate clinical ICD.9 and ICD.10 codes. + Retrospective review of records and coded data for audit. + Ensure code best suits the patient’s clinical condition according to coding regulations and patient’s recent medical care, site of that care and procedures. + Query providers as necessary via written/verbal communications to obtain accurate and complete documentation to facilitate optimal coding. + Ensure coding is done at the highest appropriate level of specificity supported by the medical documentation and monitor for opportunities to educate providers on documentation required for optimal specificity. + Provides feedback and suggestions to providers regarding coding accuracy. + Identifies trends and opportunities for improvement in clinical documentation and reports this information to the Director of Coding. + Ensures compliance with and adheres strictly to all regulatory coding guidelines including: + ICD.9 and ICD.10 Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting + AHA Coding Clinic for ICD.9 and ICD.10 CM + CMS Medicare Part C instructions and requirements for diagnostic coding. **Qualifications** Required: Coding Credential
– at least one of the following: CPC, CCS, CCS-P, RHIT, or RHIA. 1 year outpatient coding experience. Proficiency in ICD.9 coding. Completion of ICD.10 coding training. Experience in Coding for HCC. Preferred: 2+ year experience coding ICD.9 for HCC utilization. Familiarity with Medicare Risk Adjustment. Experience working with providers for documentation improvement. ICD.10 introductory training. **Job Locations** _US-Remote_ **Posted Date** _3 weeks ago_ _(12/18/2020 2:35 PM)_ **_Category_** _Coding_ **_Type_** _Temporary Part-Time_ **_Job ID_** _2020-4811_

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