Medical Coder - Seeking a Medical Coder to support a dedicated team of health care providers in their Bay Area practice.
This healthcare organization is committed to providing compassionate and supportive care in a friendly outpatient setting.
Their approach is to provide personalized healthcare while focusing on value and quality. Come and be a part of their expanding and growing team, furthering their ability in providing healthcare support and expertise to patients and providers.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in medical coding, with the skills necessary to improve their current billing and coding procedures.
The successful applicant will work on a number of tasks requiring data analysis, in-depth evaluation and exercising judgement within the practice.
Responsibilities and Duties
Apply CPT-4, ICD-9, ICD-10, HCPCS and modifiers following coding guidelines
Utilize correct coding practices to file clean claims aiding in improved cash flow
Ensure all services are accounted for and billed
Code all documented professional services and submit for billing
Query physicians when code assignments are not clear or documentation in the record is inadequate, or unclear for coding purposes
Analyzes outpatient clinical information to accurately report codes
Extracting outpatient records in accordance with ICD-10CM / PCS and CPT-4 coding
Demonstrates an understanding of the billing cycle, working in accordance with guidelines of governmental and third party payers
Qualifications and Skills
1 Year of Medical Coding experience
License / Certifications : Certified Professional Coder Certification (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist - Physician Based (CCS-
P) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Outpatient Coder - Hospital (COC)
Preferred clinical background
Knowledge of EHR or EPIC experience
Ability to communicate and work effectively with their peers and the insurance company representatives
Ability to work under pressure, multi task, and meet necessary deadlines
Must be detailed oriented and able to multitask in a fast paced environment