Coding Specialist - Multi-Specialty Physician Practice Coding

Lifepoint Hospitals Gallatin , TN 37066

Posted 3 weeks ago

THIS IS NOT A REMOTE POSITION

Position Purpose:

Growing Multi-Specialty billing company located in Gallatin, TN looking for certified coders to:

Accurately and efficiently code records using ICD-10 and CPT codes to obtain the most accurate data based on documentation. Monitors, researchers, and corrects claim denials due to coding issues. Complies with all Federal and State standards for health data submissions to prevent fraud and abuse. Facilitates optimal reimbursement.

Position Requirements:
Must be eligible for one of the following certifications within 6 months of hire if not current upon hire: RHIA, RHIT, RT, AART, CPC, CCS, CCSP, OR other related certification

High School diploma required. Must attend educational programs to maintain the required CE hours. Associate of Science degree in Health Information Technology or a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management preferred.

Job Duties:

  • Accurately and efficiently code records E/M and Surgery Records

  • Keep workload under 3 days of download date

  • Maintain an error rate of 3% or less

  • Monitor, research and correct claim denials within health plan requirements and document any trends with which to follow-up

  • Assist with provider education

  • Complies with Federal and State standards utilizing CCI edits, Medicare bulletins, ACR bulletins, etc. to keep abreast of the changes within the industry

  • Follow-up with multi-specialty practices on coding holds

  • Cross train other specialties include but not limited to Orthopedics, Peds, OBGYN, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, General Surgery, Urology, Rheumatology, Pulmonary, Anesthesia, ENT, Radiology, General Surgery,

  • Find documentation in multiple EMR system- eCW, Meditech

Job Knowledge:

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to exercise judgment and make decisions

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate with clients, co-workers and management staff

  • Strong insurance knowledge

  • Good computer skills

  • Ability to work in a high-stress environment

  • 3-5 years of experience; 5 years of experience if no certification upon hire

Machines/Equipment/Resources used:

  • Desktop computer

  • Multi-line telephone

  • Copier/Scanner/Fax machine

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