Medical Coding Analyst – Hyderabad, TG

  Medical Coding

Job title: Medical Coding Analyst – Hyderabad, TG

Company: UnitedHealth Group

Job description: Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that’s improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn’t about another gadget, it’s about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There’s no room for error. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research and resolution of coding projects as assigned
  • Perform a variety of activities involving the coding of medical records as a mechanism for indexing medical information which is used for completion of statistics for hospital, regional and government planning and accurate hospital reimbursement
  • Code inpatient and/or outpatient records and identifies diagnoses and procedures daily according to the schedule set within the coding unit
  • Accurately assign ICD-10 and/or CPT-4 codes in accordance with Coding Departmental guidelines maintaining no less than 95% accuracy in choice and sequencing of codes
  • Identify and abstract records consistently and accurately
  • Consistently demonstrate time awareness, strive to meet deadlines; reduce non-essential interruptions to an absolute minimum
  • Meet departmental productivity standards for coding and entering inpatient and/or outpatient records
  • Participate in coding meetings and education conferences to maintain coding skills and accuracy
  • Demonstrate willingness and flexibility in working additional hours or changing hours
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding on how position impacts the department and hospital
  • Demonstrate a good rapport and works to establish cooperative working relationships with all members of departmental and Hospital staff
  • Attend conference calls as necessary to provide information relating to Coding
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate
  • Fresher with Medical coding Certification with 2 years of experience in Medical Coding (any specialty)
  • Certified through AAPC or AHIMA
  • Certifications accepted include CPC, CCS, COC, CIC and ICD-10
  • Current coding certifications with proof of certification with valid certification identification number
  • Advanced knowledge of medical coding and billing systems and regulatory requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of auditing concepts and principles
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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)

Expected salary:

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

Job date: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 22:06:36 GMT

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