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Banner Health Cardiology Complex Coder in Ackley, Iowa

Primary City/State:

Phoenix, Arizona

Department Name:

Coding Ambulatory

Work Shift:


Job Category:

Revenue Cycle

Primary Location Salary Range:

$20.60 - $30.89 / hour, based on education & experience

In accordance with State Pay Transparency Rules.

Great careers are built at Banner Health. We understand that talented professionals appreciate having options. We are proud to offer our team members many career and lifestyle choices including this 100% remote position. Apply today.

We are looking for a motivated, experienced Certified Medical Coder | Physician Practice Coder with ideally 3+ years within specialty of Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgical Complex Coding experience to join our talented team. Requires Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and Certified Coding Associate (CCA) in an active status. A background in Cardiology, Vascular, Cardiothoracic, CTS, Transplant specialties is helpful . Our leaders and coders work in a remote environment. Even though we work remotely we have a lot of resources at our fingertips and many people we can reach out to for support. We offer schedule flexibility with great benefits. Lots of internal growth opportunities. Our Leadership team is diverse in skill sets and our focus is on teamwork. Come bring your talents to our team where we can learn from each other .

In most of our Coding roles, there is a Coding Assessment given after each successful interview. Banner Health provides your equipment when hired.

You will be fully supported in training for 1 month+, according to individual needs, with continued support throughout your career here!

This is a fully remote position and available if you live in the following states only: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI & WY.

The hours are flexible as we have remote Coders across the Nation. Generally, any 8-hour period between 7am – 7pm can work, with production being the greatest emphasis.

Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.


This position evaluates medical records, provides clinical and surgical abstraction for full range of complex and/or multispecialty surgical, procedural and E&M professional services in accordance with nationally recognized coding guidelines. Utilize coding knowledge and expertise to support department projects, validation edits and/or revisions.


  1. Analyzes medical information from medical records. Accurately codes diagnostic and procedural information in accordance with national coding guidelines and appropriate reimbursement requirements. Consults with medical providers to clarify missing or inadequate record information and to determine appropriate diagnostic and procedure codes. Provides thorough, timely and accurate coding in accordance to department specific productivity and quality standards. Codes ICD CM and CPT4 for accurate APC assignment. Addresses National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits as appropriate. Reconciliation of charges as required.

  2. Abstracts clinical diagnoses, procedure codes and documents other pertinent information obtained from the medical record into the electronic medical records. Seeks out missing information and creates complete records, including items such as disease and procedure codes, discharge disposition, date of surgery, attending physician, consulting physicians, surgeons and anesthesiologists, and appropriate signatures/authorizations. Refers inconsistent patient treatment information/documentation to coding quality analysts, supervisor or individual department for clarification/additional information for accurate code assignment.

  3. Provides quality assurance for medical records. For all assigned records and/or areas assures compliance with coding rules and regulations according to regulatory agencies for state Medicaid plans, Center for Medicare Services (CMS), Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), as well as company and applicable professional standards.

  4. As assigned, compiles daily and monthly reports; tabulates data from medical records for research or analysis purposes.

  5. Able to identify validation edits and revision issues to ensure compliant coding.

  6. Recognizes and distinguishes complex diagnoses and procedures and has attention to detail to make needed corrections and ensure accurate coding, reimbursement, and compliance.

  7. Works independently under regular supervision. Uses specialized knowledge for accurate assignment of ICD/CPT codes according to national guidelines. May seek guidance for correct interpretation of coding guidelines and LCDs (Local Coverage Determinations).


High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and specialized formal training equivalent to the two year certification course in medical record keeping principles and practices, anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology, standard nomenclature, and classification of diagnoses and operations, or an Associate’s degree in a related health care field.

Requires Certified Professional Coder (CPC-A) and Certified Coding Associate (CCA) in an active status.

Requires three or more years of complex professional coding experience within specialty.

Must demonstrate a level of knowledge and understanding of ICD and CPT coding principles as recommended by the American Health Information Management Association coding competencies, and as normally demonstrated by certification by the American Academy of Professional Coders.

Must be able to work effectively and efficiently in a remote setting, utilizing common office programs, coding software and abstracting systems.


Specialty Certification. Radiology Certified Coder (RCC) if employed in the Imaging space.

Experience in a large, multi-system physician practice preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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