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Health Information Alliance. is seeking Part Time/PRN, Remote, VETERANS AFFAIRS EXPERIENCED, AHIMA Certified Professional Coder/Medical Records Technician

Roles and Responsibilities:

Medical coding is the revolution of healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, etc. The diagnoses and procedure codes are taken from medical record documentation, such as transcription of physician's notes, laboratory and radiologic results, etc. Medical coding professionals assist to ensure the codes are applied correctly during the medical billing process, which includes abstracting the information from documentation, assigning the appropriate codes, and creating a claim to be paid by insurance carriers. The ideal candidate must be an experienced AHIMA Certified Professional Coder. Please note that this is not emergency department coding.


  • Must be an experienced AHIMA Certified Professional Coder/Medical Records Technician.  MUST HAVE VETERANS AFFAIRS CODING EXPERIENCE. 


Preferred Skills:

  • Electronic Health Record experience
  • Preferred experience would include detox and rehab
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications and programming
  • Must be reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations
  • Minimum required outpatient coding experience with ICD-10
  • Fluent in CPT


General Requirements:

The ideal candidate must possess the following characteristics:

  • Commitment and reliability; be able to dedicate consistent time to HIA
  • Superb communication and responsiveness
  • Computer literacy
    • Must be comfortable with, but not limited to: Excel, web-browsers, email, electronic health records (non-specific)
    • Must be familiar with various technologies such as, but not limited to: security (e.g., Citrix), data collection/abstraction, encoders, web-based applications
  • Self-maintenance of skillset
    • Maintaining credentials
    • Staying current with abstraction/coding rules, manuals, and guidelines
  • Prior experience in position applying for
  • Motivation; remote work can be team-based, but requires the ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and tactfulness to be able to effectively communicate with team members and client contacts


Educational Requirements:

The ideal candidate must possess:

  • A college degree from
    • An accredited nursing program,
    • CAHIIM accredited program, or
    • Other accredited healthcare program
  • Healthcare credential associated with their program of study
    • Other healthcare information related abstraction and coding credentials desirable


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