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VA Experienced Full-Time Outpatient Medical Coders

HIM | Remote Home Office | Full Time

Job Description

Hiring Remote VA Experienced Outpatient Full Time Medical Coders-Earn Productivity & Quality Incentives


Cooper Thomas, LLC, a leading provider of medical coding services to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has immediate openings for full-time VA experienced Outpatient Medical Coders. Applicants must have 2 years of experience with the opportunity for a flexible weekly work schedule.

Our company has just been awarded a long-term contract with VA that requires a concentrated effort. Work from week to week is steady, predictable, and plentiful.

Ask about our weekly productivity and quality incentives.

Previous experience with VA is required, whether as a former VA employee or with another VA contractor. You must be able to pass an initial entrance exam and code at a minimum of 95% accuracy. This work will be performed remotely in your home office. Preference will be given to those candidates who meet the qualifications below and have an active Background Investigation, COI, PIV Card, eToken, and an active Moonlighter and/or Contractor Citrix Network Account.

The company is looking to hire 20 full-time Outpatient Coders for this project.

These projects require experience with utilizing ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS codes.


· Two (2) years of VA or other relevant coding experience, either as a VA employee or with another Government contractor supporting VA

· Ability to code a minimum average of 10.0x Outpatient encounters per hour with 95% accuracy

· Must produce copies of and maintain active credentials as a certified coder or auditor

· Ability to follow site-specific coding guidelines

· Familiar with E/M leveling for OP and ED visits using 95’, 97’ and 2022 guidelines

· Familiar with E/M calculator and ability to use this tool proficiently

· Familiar with 3M Encoder for ICD10 and CPT coding

· Knowledge in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pathology and disease processes, pharmacology, health record format and content, reimbursement methodologies and conventions, rules and guidelines for current classification systems (ICD, CPT, HCPCS).

· Must be able to complete work within the required TAT of 5 days from the date of assignment.

Accepted Coding Credentials

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA):

· Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) / Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)

· Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) / Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P)

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC):

· Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

· Certified Outpatient Coder (COC)

Minimum Education

· High School Diploma or equivalent

Cooper Thomas, LLC is a leading provider of health information management services to Federal health clients. Established in Washington, DC in 2003, Cooper Thomas offers competitive compensation and benefits as well as steady and predictable weekly work volumes, potential overtime, and the opportunity for growth. The selected candidate will be required to undergo a background investigation. Qualified Veterans are encouraged to apply. Equal opportunity employer.

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