Certified Medical Coder - Taguig City

Certified Medical Coder - Taguig City

Optum, a UnitedHealth Group Company
Metro Manila / NCR
1-3 years
Not Specified

Job Description

  • Adhere to and maintains required levels of performance in both Coding accuracy and productivity
  • Identify appropriate assignment of CPT and ICD-9 Codes for Physician and facility services provided in an Observation service setting, and Inpatient setting 
  • Abstract additional data elements during the Chart Review process when coding, as needed 
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of assigned Client Coding specifics 
  • Perform Coding duties as appropriate according to pre-determined schedules 
  • Review and maintain a record of charts coded, held, and/or missing 
  • Provide documentation feedback to Providers, as needed, and queries physicians when appropriate 
  • Maintain up-to-date Coding knowledge by reviewing materials disseminated/recommended by the QM Manager, Coding Operations Managers, and Director of Coding/Quality Management, among others 
  • Participate in Coding department meetings and educational events 
  • 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

Company Profile
Are you ready to rev up your life Optum, a UnitedHealth Group, business is ready for you. Our incredible global growth has been built by people with a singular focus on helping millions live healthier lives and an intense love of achievement. Our future is everywhere including our robust operations in the Philippines. We offer the global reach, resources, and can-do culture of a Fortune 7 company. It is time to learn more and start doing your life’s best work. (SM)

Careers at Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company

If you’re going to change careers, why not look for an employer that’s out to change everything If you have that kind of appetite for change, Optum is the right place for you. As part of the growing UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re driving innovation and change all over the world. That’s creating opportunity right here in the Philippines for people with energy, passion and a focus on quality. We’re driven to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health care system work better for everyone. We want to make a difference and that makes this the one job opportunity that can change everything for you.

As part of UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune 7 company, Optum is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 189,000 people collaborating worldwide and over 14,000 employees in the Philippines, Optum combines people, technology, data and action to improve the delivery, quality and efficiency of health care.

This work takes all of your commitment, skills, passion and energy. That’s why we rely on a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care.

Are you in Learn more about careers at Optum: workatoptum.com

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity 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. Optum is a drug-free workplace. © 2020 Optum Global Solutions (Philippines) Inc. All rights reserved.

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