Certified Medical Coder

Vitalhire Huntersville , NC 28070

Posted 2 weeks ago

Growing specialty medical practice is adding personnel to its billing department. Location is in North Charlotte. This position codes hospital and office visit charges and keys them into the practice management system. Reports to Billing Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Reviewing and auditing charts for accuracy and proper codes.
  2. Generate reports for providers.
  3. Meet with providers to review proper coding.
  4. Assist staff with general questions regarding coding.
  5. Identifies and resolves work problems to ensure quality patient service.
  6. Ensures that office supplies and equipment are maintained appropriately.
  7. Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  8. Keeps current with health care trends and practices.
  9. Codes all charges (hospital, facility and/or office).
  10. Consults with medical providers to clarify missing or inadequate record information and to determine appropriate diagnostic and procedure codes. Provides thorough, timely and accurate review of ICD10 and/or CPT code assignments with physician.
  11. Compile reports, maintain A/R data.
  12. Review and resolve insurance denials by examining the provider documentation.
  13. Create and/or key batches of payments and charges.
  14. Answers patient basic billing inquiries.
  15. Other general office duties as assigned by Billing Office Manager.

Requirements

  • EDUCATION: High school diploma, Associates Degree preferred.
  • CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES: Coding Certification required.
  • One year general office experience
  • One year coding and/or billing experience within a health care organization
  • Experience working with physicians
  • Thorough knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT procedure coding practices, rules and industry standards.
  • Knowledge of computer systems, programs, applications.
  • Knowledge of medical coding, CPT and ICD-9 Codes, modifiers.
  • Knowledge of Surgical coding and billing
  • Knowledge of general billing office procedures.
  • Knowledge of patient account policies and practices of the clinic.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Skill in gathering, analyzing, and evaluating data.
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Certified Medical Coder

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