Centralized Coding Specialist - Remote Position in Work From Home at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 5/26/2023

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Job Description

LifePoint Health- Health Support Center

Pacific Medical Data Solutions, a division of LifePoint Health, is a rapidly growing nationwide revenue cycle management services provider that has been offering high quality medical billing services since 2004. We offer a rewarding work environment with career advancement opportunities while maintaining a small company, employee-focused atmosphere.
We are currently seeking a Centralized Coding Specialist. This remote-based position will spend the bulk of their time making sure that their clients are fully supported from a charge entry, coding, and billing perspective.
The Centralized Coding Specialist will spend the bulk of their time making sure that their clients are fully supported from a charge entry, coding, and billing perspective. You will be responsible for reviewing a patient’s medical record after a visit and translating the information into codes that insurers use to process claims. You will make sure that codes are assigned correctly and sequenced appropriately as per government and insurance regulations, complying with medical coding guidelines and policies. Following up and clarifying any information that is not clear. Clearinghouse knowledge and working experience is also a plus You would be working in a team environment with guidance from the Manager – Coding and Integrity. This position also works closely with the AR department for coding related issues.
Perform Evaluation and Management coding, procedure, ICD-10 and HCPC quality reviews as well as other projects related to physician coding compliance. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of complex coding, and reimbursement, as they relate to physician practices and clinic settings. Keeps informed regarding current coding regulations, professional standards and company/department policies and procedures and effectively applies this knowledge.
This Position is 100% Remote; can work from anywhere within the US.
  • Seeking Certified Pro-Fee with a minimum of 3-5 years' coding experience.
  • Cardiology Experience preferred
  • Experience with Provider Based and Rural Health preferred.
  • Apply appropriate coding classification standards and guidelines to medical record documentation for accurate coding.
  • Resolve medical record documentation deficiencies through healthcare provider query and provide routine feedback to correct deficiencies.
  • Perform quality assessment of records, including verification of medical record documentation (both electronic and handwritten).
  • Responsible for researching errors or missing documentation from medical record in order to provide accurate coding processes.
  • Abstract and assign the appropriate ICD-10, HCPCS/CPT codes; including Level I & Level II modifiers as appropriate for all diagnosis and procedures performed in outpatient and inpatient settings.
  • Assist in the development and ongoing maintenance of processes and procedures for each assigned client revolving around system use, billing/coding rules, and client specific guidelines.
  • Manage time effectively to meet all required deadlines and timeframes for client and department needs.
  • Collaborate in a team environment with the Department Manager and other staff on a regular basis.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, standards, and laws.

Other Functions
  1. Maintains regular and predictable attendance
  2. Performs other essential duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Education:  High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience

Experience:  3-5 years of medical coding experience

License or Certification:

This position requires credentialing through AHIMA, and/or AAPC

The following certifications are accepted:

o   CPC

o   CEMC

o   CPMA

o   CRC

o   CPB

o   Specialty certification

o   CCS-P

o   RHIT

Skills and Abilities:

This position requires an understanding and knowledge of physician documentation requirements in a clinic setting to capture patients’ acute and chronic conditions

•       Ability to create and follow written procedure.

•       Ability to provide professional written communication and excellent customer service.

•       Technical proficiency with computers, basic Microsoft software, and medical software systems (PM/EHR)

•       Strong organizational skills

•       Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.

•       Strong technical and computer skills (PM/EHR Software, Excel, Outlook, MS Office, Web)

•       Ability to learn new systems, software, and client specialties quickly.

•       Self-starter with little to no supervision



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.




Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.


At LifePoint, our Mission of Making Communities Healthier extends to our employees. We offer an excellent total compensation package, including a competitive salary and benefits. Some of our benefits include 401k, flexible PTO, generous Employee illness benefit (EIB), medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and an Employee Assistance Program. We believe that happy, healthy people have a passionate engagement with life and work and have designed our package to enhance your wellbeing.

We also offer a flexible, remote work environment.

Pay range:  $23-25/hour DOE The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is bonus eligible.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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