Responsible for accurate and timely coding by abstracting information from the Urgent Care medical records. Provides feedback to supervisor and the physicians by identifying records that
need additional information in order to comply with Medicare's attestation requirements.
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Compliance Office
Insure that all work is completed within established time frames and in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal laws and guidelines.
Assist in obtaining and maintaining established goals for department.
Assist the Supervisor/Manager, in maintaining an overall positive team environment where employees enjoy their work and feel that their opinions and concerns are welcome.
Participate in professional development activities to keep current with health care trends and regulations.
Completes annual review of providers.
Prepares information for quarterly external audit and insurance audits.
Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.
Certified Procedural Coder designation or A.R.T. degree required. Candidates without certification will be considered, if willing to obtain valid certification within the first 12 months of employment.
Demonstrated proficiency in ICD- 9 CM, CPT, and HCPCS coding required.
Must be knowledgeable in medical terminology and basic anatomy.
Analytical and clerical abilities to abstract information required to code correctly and maintain reports.
Ability to detect and avoid perceptual errors.
Considerable initiative and independent judgment involved in analyzing and coding physician services.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills essential.
Two (2) to four (4) years of healthcare billing experience, in addition to three (3) to five (5) years experience with medical software and physician practice billing.
Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred.
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