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Risk Adjustment Coding Specialist
Title:Risk Adjustment Coding Specialist
Location:Administrative Office- 10482 West Carlton Bay Drive Garden City, ID 83714
Status:Full Time
Posting Date:01/10/2019

Primary Health Medical Group is seeking a full time Risk Adjustment Coding Specialist to use clinical skills for reviewing and abstracting data from medical records, patient medical history and physical exams, physician orders, progress notes, consultation reports, and diagnostic reports to identify all appropriate ICD codes where assigned to the highest level per documentation; provide education to providers through ongoing training; maintain coding standards to ensure a unified coding compliance system; and help ensure adherence to the principles of ICD guidelines.

The Risk Adjustment Coding Specialist must possess advanced understanding of medical terminology, pharmacology, body systems/anatomy, physiology and concepts of disease processes. Knowledge of electronic health records systems and Microsoft Office software programs extremely helpful (to include Word, and Excel). Familiarity and understanding of CMS HCC Risk Adjustment coding is preferred but not required.

Status: Full time, 40 hours per week

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

  • LPN or MA License, Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management, or equivalent education and experience
  • Certified Professional coder or RHIT Certification preferred
  • 3 years of ICD coding preferred
  • 2 years patient care experience preferred
  • Experience providing physician education in one-on-one and group settings
  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel to any PHMG clinic or other location with a 50 mile radius.
  • The position will also require the ability to train/teach providers and staff in an effective manner.
About Primary Health Medical Group

Primary Health Medical Group has 18 clinics throughout the Treasure Valley. Most clinics are open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day, so we have a variety of schedules available including 12, 10 and 8 hour shifts.

Primary Health Medical Group offers an excellent benefit package to full and part time employees. Our benefits include:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life, disability, long term care insurances
  • 401(k) with an employer match
  • Generous paid time off for full time employees
  • Bonus opportunities
As a medical care provider, we are able to cover a high percentage of the employee only medical insurance premium for full time employees. We also offer $500 worth of free services in our clinics per year to employees and their families.

Primary Health Medical Group is a Drug-Free and a Smoke-Free Workplace. All job offers are contingent upon a negative drug screen.
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