Coder - Physician Office

Ascension Health Southfield , MI 48086

Posted 1 week ago

We Are Hiring


  • Physician Office

  • Billing

  • Providence Partners in Women's Health SFLD - Full-Time,Day

  • Ascension Medical Group, Providence Hospital

  • BU 34011 - Southfield,MI
    8:30am-5pm daily

Certified coder highly preferred

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Michigan is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

What You Will Do

As a Clerk with Ascension Medical Group, you will have the opportunity to prepare and issue bills for reimbursement to individual and third party payors in an out-patient or medical office environment.


  • Prepare insurance claims for submission to third party payors and/or responsible parties.

  • Review claims for accuracy, including proper diagnosis and procedure codes.

  • Review claim rejections and communicate with payors to resolve billing issues.

  • Prepare and review routine billing reports. Recommend process improvements based on findings.

  • Maintain and improve technical knowledge of billing diagnosis codes, procedure codes and modifiers.

  • Respond to complex telephone and written inquiries from patients and/or third party payors and physician practices.

  • Study, analyze and examine all unpaid accounts to determine and perform appropriate follow up action in a timely manner based on department policies and procedures.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma or equivalent required Associate's Degree in Medical Billing preferred

Work Experience:

  • Billing experience required. One year of medical billing experience required OR three months of on the job training and orientation required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:


EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Reasonable Accommodation

Ascension Michigan provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Ascension Michigan will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.

Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension Michigan participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Coder - Physician Office

Ascension Health