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UnitedHealth Group Medical Coder & AR Rep - Indianapolis, IN in Indianapolis, Indiana

Opportunities with American Health Network, part of Optum. When you join American Health Network (AHN), you become part of a team that strives to identify and retain the top healthcare professionals in the markets it serves. At American Health Network, we want to be the best health care organization we can be. Our mission is to improve the health of our patients. We’re a physician-led organization, operating over 70 medical offices in Indiana and Ohio, with over 300 providers and 1200 employees. We’re also part of Optum, in the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, and backed by the resources of a global health care organization working to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. That’s an important differentiator as more people need our help simplifying the complexities of the American health care system. At the same time, the culture of AHN supports work-life flexibility for employees and places a high value on their physical, emotional, financial and other aspects of well-being.

The Medical Coder is responsible for correctly coding healthcare claims in order to obtain reimbursement from insurance companies and government healthcare programs, such as Medicare.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Receive and review patient charts and documents for accuracy

  • Ensure that all codes are current and active

  • Report missing or incomplete documentation

  • Meet daily coding production

  • Update and maintain document lists

  • Performs accurate charge entries

  • Ensure proper coding on provider documentation

  • Serves as resource regarding insurance resolutions and coding questions

  • Handles charge posting

  • Follows coding guidelines and legal requirements to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations

  • Comply with all legal requirements regarding coding procedures and practices

  • Conduct audits and coding reviews to ensure all documentation is accurate and precise

  • Assign and sequence all codes for services rendered

  • Collaborate with billing department to ensure all bills are satisfied in a timely manner

  • Communicate with insurance companies about coding errors and disputes

  • Submit statistical data for analysis and research by other departments

  • Contact physicians and other health care professionals with questions about treatments or diagnostic tests given to patients with regard to coding procedure

  • Performs additional duties as assigned

  • Attends meetings and participates on committees as requested

  • Reviews current literature and attends training sessions and seminars to keep informed of new developments in the field

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as directed

  • Complies with OSHA regulations

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 2+ year of medical coding experience

  • Medical Terminology knowledge through on the job experience or education

  • Medical Coding Certificate (RHIT, CPC, AAPC, or AHIMA)

  • Ability to maintain coding certificate by attending in service training as required

  • Ifyou need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screenfor symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response(i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealthGroup-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building,employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employeesmust comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree or above

  • CHONC certificate

  • Experience with EMR/ EHR

  • Experience in a medical office

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular 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: Medical biller, medical coder, AR rep, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana

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