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Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is Hiring an Outpatient Coding Specialist III - Health Information Management - Position Closes: 9/21/2023 Near Anchorage, AK

Salary: 31.00-38.70 :USD

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is a non-profit Tribal health organization designed to meet the unique health needs of Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Alaska. In partnership with the more than 171,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people that we serve and the Tribal health organizations of the Alaska Tribal Health System, ANTHC provides world-class health services, which include comprehensive medical services at the Alaska Native Medical Center, wellness programs, disease research and prevention, rural provider training and rural water and sanitation systems construction.

ANTHC is the largest, most comprehensive Tribal health organization in the United States, and Alaska’s second-largest health employer with more than 3,100 employees offering an array of health services to people around the nation’s largest state.

Our vision: Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world.

Benefits include:

  • Generous Paid Time Off and holiday schedule with 4 weeks paid vacation per year to start and 12 paid holidays.
  • More than 19 Federal healthcare plans with plans for employee, employee plus one, and employee plus family available. ANTHC covers 80% of all health insurance premiums and 100% of Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, and AD&D.
  • 401(a) retirement plan; ANTHC will contribute 3% of your annual compensation to the plan account each year, with up to an additional 5% match with a 6-year vesting schedule.
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan with pre-tax and Roth options. Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent care are also available.
  • Onsite Child Care is available in a brand new education facility.
  • Onsite free gym access. Additional gym, rock climbing wall and salt-water pool available at the Alaska Pacific University for a small fee per semester. Steep discounts on outdoor equipment rentals for your Alaskan adventures!
  • Tuition reductions for employees and their eligible dependents at the Alaska Pacific University.

Visit us online at or contact Recruitment directly at

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium has a hiring preference for qualified Alaska Native and American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.


Under direct supervision, performs coding on all diagnoses, procedures, professional services, and supplies.


Responsible for abstracting, coding, and sequencing the classification of medical and surgical procedures, professional services, diagnosis, supplies and treatment modalities into software programs.

Selects the most accurate and descriptive codes from the listings of American Medical Association Current Procedural Terminology (CPT-4) Coding system, International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM); and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS).

Codes facility and professional components of outpatient clinic, radiology accounts, laboratory services, and ED charge capture.

Uses the most accurate codes to capture highest level of specificity for social determinants of health, reimbursement purposes, research, statistical analysis, quality of care, and communication to support the patient’s treatment.

Maintains the confidentiality of patient records and procedures. Follows official coding guidelines to extracts pertinent data from the patient’s health record, and determines appropriate coding using the official coding guidelines.

Provides feedback and education to physician and professional staff regarding changes in coding methodology and enhanced documentation procedures for optimizing reimbursement. Sends coding queries to providers to request missing information.

Maintains electronic filing systems. Retrieves, reviews, and compiles data for reports as directed.

Reviews and analyzes medical records to assure the record is complete and accurate, includes signatures and supporting documentation, and meets the requirements for accrediting agencies and reimbursement agencies.

Reviews and resolves system edits, MUE’s, NCCI edits, status indicators, modifiers.

Works under direct supervision of the coding manager.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Outpatient Coding Specialist III

  • Master all Outpatient Coding Specialist I & II duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Codes the most complex outpatient accounts, including facility and professional components of surgical and observation accounts.

Other information:


  • Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations; anatomy and physiology; major disease processes and pharmacology.
  • Knowledge of classification systems, including CPT-4, E&M, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS nomenclature, coding rules and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of coding conventions and rules established by the American Medical Association (AMA), the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), AHIMA, and AAPC for assignment of diagnostic and procedural codes.
  • Knowledge of Health Information Management theory, principles, practices, techniques, concepts and policies.
  • Knowledge of the Privacy Act of 1974, The Joint Commission and HIPAA Privacy Rule Act of 1966.
  • Skill in understanding medical billing procedures and protocols.
  • Skill in linking diagnosis to services and applying appropriate codes to diagnosis, procedures, evaluation and management, and supplies.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications.
  • Skill in operating computerized medical data entry and information processing systems.
  • Skill in oral communication and presenting information to providers.
  • Skill in writing reports and other materials.

Outpatient Coding Specialist III

  • Advanced Skill in training and educating Level I & II coders.
  • Ability to review accounts and provide feedback by explaining and instructing effectively.
  • Ability to work independently.


High school diploma or GED equivalent. Completion of a certificate program in coding through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).


Outpatient Coding Specialist III:

  • Three years of relevant coding experience.


All Skill Levels – a minimum of one of the below certifications is required:

  • Certified Professional Coder Associate (CPC-A)
  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA)

Outpatient Coding Specialist III – a minimum of one of the below certifications is required:

  • Certified Professional Coder Associate (CPC-S)
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
  • Certified Coding Specialist – Physician (CCS-P)
  • Certified Coding Specialist – Hospital (CCS-H)
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)


  • May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule.

Job Summary




$54k-69k (estimate)







Anchorage, AK


1,000 - 3,000

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