Outpatient Coding Team Lead Remote in Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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Outpatient Coding Team Lead Remote

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Nashville, TN, United States
Full-time • Work From Home
HIMS and Health Informatics   Job ID: 599012
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Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Outpatient Coding Team Lead today with Parallon.


Parallon, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Come join our team as a(an) Coding Team Lead Work From Home. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Coding Lead performs as the daily contact for outpatient coding operations. Including ICD-10 CM and CPT code validation for all outpatient patient types, resolution of billing edits, operational, and general questions from the coding staff, Health Information Management Service Center (HSC) staff, and shared service center departments. The Coding Lead provides support to coding leadership by coordinating coding, education, and revenue cycle activities within the HSC. The Coding Lead works to achieve and maintain overall company-defined department goals. The Coding Lead works to ensure compliance with national coding guidelines, HSC coding policies, and Company coding policies. The Coding Lead verifies complete, accurate, and consistent coding validation resulting in appropriate reimbursement, data integrity, and minimal variation in coding practices.

You will lead, coordinate, and perform HSC coding quality reviews for outpatient coding. The reviews can be routine, policy driven, performance driven, incentive plan driven, customer needs, identified trends, RAC, payer, among others as needed. Review scope will include outpatient coding, ER E/M Charge and query validation

In this role you will:

  • You will lead, coordinate and perform edit resolution for all outpatient coding edits
  • You will provide timely feedback and education as it relates to issues or trends found during the review of accounts to coding staff and report to Coding Manager on this activity
  • You will monitor work queues and allocate resources, including staff, appropriately
  • You will occasionally provide back up for coding staff due to absences and business needs
  • You will perform outpatient code assignment and initiate physician queries where appropriate
  • You will ensure rebill requests are entered timely through the system and process outlined in company and HSC policy
  • You will answer coding related questions and assist any coding staff with day-to-day operations, timely and appropriately
  • You will assist the Coding Manager in verifying and reporting staff productivity
  • You will assure accounts that cannot be coded are held for valid reasons and documented accurately utilizing Unbilled Reason Codes (URCs)

Qualifications you will need:

  • High school graduate or GED required
  • Associate's degree or higher in HIM/HIT strongly preferred
  • Extensive regulatory coding (ICD-10-CM, CPT/HCPCS) and associated reimbursement knowledge required


Parallon provides full-service revenue cycle management, or total patient account resolution, for HCA Healthcare. Our services include scheduling, registration, insurance verification, hospital billing, revenue integrity, collections, payment compliance, credentialing, health information management, customer service, payroll and physician billing. We also provide full-service revenue cycle management as well as targeted solutions, such as Medicaid Eligibility, for external clients across the country. Parallon has over 17,000 colleagues, and serves close to 1,000 hospitals and 3,000 physician practices, all making an impact on patients, providers and their communities.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Coding Team Lead Work From Home opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


This position is incentive eligible.


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HIMS and Health Informatics
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COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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