Jan 11, 2024

Emergency Department Physician and Facility Coding, Urgent Care

  • Gryphon Healthcare
  • Remote
Full Time (CPC) Certified Professional Coder (CCS) Certified Coding Specialist (CCS-P) Certified Coding Specialist - Physician Based (RHIT) Registered Health Information Technician

Job Description

Gryphon Healthcare

The Certified Medical Coder will be responsible for analyzing medical records to abstract clinical data by assigning codes from patient records in accordance with the coding classification systems of ICD-10-CM and/or CPT, HCPCS, for busy Micro Hospitals,  Emergency Room facilities, Urgent Care and Physician Services.

Must be proficient in the following Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Physician Coding
  • Facility Coding- including Injections and Infusions, Radiology, Labs, HCPCS
  • Review medical records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with medical and legal      guidelines and in accordance with coding classification systems of ICD-10-CM and/or CPT, HCPCS.
  • Ensure coding of all relevant diagnoses, procedures and/or modifiers are accurately captured directly from the medical record to optimize reimbursement and minimize denials.
  • Apply commercial insurance reimbursement principles to ensure proper submission of claims.
  • Identify coding and billing errors, analyze, and investigate source of error to prevent future reoccurrence.
  • Work effectively with physicians and staff to ensure accurate coding and to provide coding guidance as needed.
  • Assist in educating providers on billing issues identified through on-going reviews of submitted claims in conjunction with the Coding Manager
  • Continued Medical Coding Education to stay abreast of current issues, trends and changes in the laws and regulations governing medical record coding and documentation. 
  • Maintains confidentiality and security of patient data and medical records in compliance with HIPAA guidelines and regulations. 
  • Maintain 95% coding accuracy rate and productivity standards.
  • Customer service oriented with the ability to represent the company in a professional manner and handle patient issues with sensitivity and confidentiality.
  • Perform all other duties and tasks as assigned by the management team.   

Salary to be determined by level of experience

Required Experience Level

Intermediate Level

Minimum Education

High School

Minimum Experience Required

2-4 years

Required Travel

No required travel

Applicant Location

US residents only