Certified Professional Coder, Surgical Auditor - Telecommute

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The Certified Professional Coder-Auditor is responsible for conducting Clinical Coding Logic (CCL) Audits assigned to individual's work queue in an accurate and timely manner.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform audits of designated workers compensation and auto medical bills to ensure accurate coding/billing practices by the provider
  • Monitors bill aging for bills held to specified queue to ensure held age does not exceed 4 days
  • Stays updated in state regulated rule changes
  • Handles and assists in reconsideration issues, discusses payment disputes with provider when necessary
  • Maintains professional knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, maintains membership in professional organizations


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 equivalent
  • Professional coding credential such as CPC, CPC-H, CCS, COC or CCS-P (CPC-A or Risk Coder does not qualify)
  • 2+ years of professional or hospital coding experience that includes Surgical coding in the areas of orthopedics (musculoskeletal) and neurology
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations, as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hospital Coding experience
  • Physician's office coding experience
  • Coding experience in 1+ of the following specialty areas: musculoskeletal coding, musculoskeletal surgery coding, surgery coding, neurology coding, neurosurgery coding, emergency room coding


UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $20.77 to $36.88. The hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $22.93 to $40.58. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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: Certified Professional Coder, Auditor, Hospital Coding, Surgery, Surgical Coding, Orthopedics, Musculoskeletal, Neurology, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

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