May 24, 2024

Billing Medical Coder

  • One Community Health - CA
  • Sacramento, CA, United States
(CPC) Certified Professional Coder

Job Description

Billing Medical Coder

The Billing Medical Coder is responsible for the day-to-day coding and billing operations for all services billable under grants, federal, state, and county programs including Medicare, Medi-Cal, managed care and private insurances.

Essential Functions
  • Review and adjudicate coding of services from documentation in a timely manner.
  • Code physician/provider visit procedure notes to identify appropriate ICD10 and CPT4 codes for charge processing.
  • Ensures that all diagnosis ICD10 codes and procedure CPT, HCPCS codes are identified, sequenced, and coded in an accurate and ethical manner for optimized reimbursement.
  • Assigns Evaluation and Management codes and key concepts/elements documented in the patient note, utilizing defined coding guidelines applicable to professional and technical standards
  • Research and identifies correct codes for routine, and/or new or unusual diagnosis and procedures not clearly listed in ICD-10 and CPT guidelines. and functions of the position
  • Identify all procedures that may require modifiers (including 340B) for billing and reporting.
  • Consult with physician and providers for clarification of clinical data when encountering conflicting or ambiguous information and/or significant missing documentation.
  • Track cases with insufficient documentation, ensuring the case does become appropriately coded and billed.
  • Ensures documentation adheres to Federal, State and County billing policies.


Education/Experience Required
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of medical coding including insurance payor guidelines, ICD-1O, CPT Billing, E/M coding typically gained from 2 years of experience in medical coding.
  • Ability to analyze medical records in an Electronic Health Record system to identify documentation deficiencies and verify documentation supports diagnoses, procedures and treatments.
  • Licenses/certifications must be kept current and in good standing, if applicable.

Preferred
  • Current CPC certification through AAPC or AHIMA
  • FQHC experience preferred.
  • Work in collaboration with Billing Supervisor to provide Provider education on coding guidelines.
  • Ochin Epic or Epic experience preferred.


Reasonable Accommodations

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Our Benefits

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