Mar 12, 2024

Coder

  • Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Hybrid (Mooresville, NC, USA)
Full Time (CPC) Certified Professional Coder

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:  This position reviews and codes hospital and office charges in the practice management system.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.      Assist staff with general questions regarding coding.

2.      Identifies and resolves work problems to ensure quality patient service.

3.      Ensures that office supplies and equipment are maintained appropriately.

4.      Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.

5.      Keeps current with health care trends and practices.

6.      Codes all charges (hospital, facility and/or office).

7.      Consults with medical providers to clarify missing or inadequate record information and to determine appropriate diagnostic and procedure codes. Provides thorough, timely and accurate review of ICD10 and/or CPT code assignments with physician.

8.      Compile reports, maintain A/R data.

9.      Review and resolve insurance denials by examining the provider documentation.

10.  Other general office duties as assigned by Billing Office Administrator.

 

EDUCATION:  High school diploma, Associates Degree preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum one year general office experience and minimum one year coding and/or billing experience within a health care organization. Experience working directly with physicians. Thorough knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT procedure coding practices, rules and industry standards. Experience coding gastroenterology a plus.

 

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:  Coding Certification required.

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):  The job holder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to job position including but not limited to:

1.      Knowledge of computer systems, programs, applications.

2.      Knowledge of medical and surgical coding and billing: CPT/HCPCS, ICD-10 Codes, modifiers, etc. (Colon/Rectal/ Gastroenterology knowledge a plus).

3.      Knowledge of billing office policies and procedures.

4.      Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures.

5.      Good oral and written communication skills.

6.      Skill in gathering, analyzing, and evaluating data.

 

Required Experience Level

Intermediate Level