Specialty Coder Senior - Remote

Christus Health Remote
senior remote general surgery surgery medical remote icd-10-cm anesthesia assignments data billing cpt coding modifiers
November 21, 2022
Christus Health
Tyler, TX

*This position is remote for our  Specialty GENERAL SURGERY department. Candidate must reside in the states of Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arkansas, Georgia to further be considered for this position.*


Responsible for maintaining current and high-quality ICD-10-CM and CPT coding of all daily Anesthesia services, charge review and claim edit work queues, reconciliation, and coding denials. Via assigned work queues, verifies all charges and code assignments are correct, including the correct application of modifiers. Responsible for resolving Anesthesia coding denials. Communicates regularly with providers regarding coding concerns, missing/incomplete documentation, and coding policy updates. The Specialty Coder will accurately abstract data into any and all appropriate CHRISTUS Health electronic medical records systems, verifying accurate patient dispositions and physician data, following the Official ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and AMA CPT Guidelines.


  • Minimum requirements: Completion of an AAPC General Surgery Coding Certificate Program (CGSC)
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum 2 years of General Surgery coding for a multi-specialty physician practice
  • 1 year of professional billing, claim denials, appeals, and/or revenue cycle work preferred
  • Expert knowledge of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, and medical terminology
  • Strong knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial payers coding/billing guidelines and compliance regulations, including medical policy restrictions (LCDs and NCDs)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and research skills, with extreme attention to detail
  • Proficient using multiple software applications, including: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to prioritize assignments to meet deadlines
  • Ability to meet set productivity and quality standards
  • Able to work independently in a remote setting, as well as part of a team
  • EPIC and Meditech experience preferred

Work Type:

Full Time

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