Coder II - Steward Medical Group
Receives and reviews charge documents for accuracy.
Reports on missing, incomplete, or inconsistent documentation to appropriate personnel.
Educates providers and clinic staff of proper fee ticket completion and assignment of ICD-9-CM and HCPCS codes.
Acts as a resource for Practice Managers, Physicians and CBO regarding insurance denials resolution and coding questions.
Works with Corporate Compliance and Risk Management as requested
Performs accurate charge entry in a timely manner.
Accepts and posts co-pays, and balances charge posting.
Keeps Coding Manager informed of the status of unbilled charges.
Maintains a coding accuracy of 95%.
Accurately follows coding guidelines and legal requirements to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.
Assists with research for complex billing and coding issues.
Maintains coding certification and attends in-service training as required.
Completes assigned training and education.
Performs other duties as determined by the Coding Manager.
High School Diploma required.
Coding certification is required. CPC, CPC-I, and CPC-O certifications highly preferred.
Three or more years experience in E&M coding.
Five (5) or more years of coding experience working with mulit-speciality physician practices in a Surgical setting highly preferred.
Demonstrated computer skills with data entry, coding, and Electronic Medical Record software.
Demonstrated experience with NextGen EMR software.
Thorough understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Job Reference #: 1806309