Certified Medical Coder - Full-Time, future remote opportunitiesMedical Associates, Dubuque, IA
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Our mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.
Medical Associates Clinic is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. The group was founded in 1924 and is Iowa’s oldest multispecialty group practice. Today, Medical Associates Clinic is the area’s leading health care provider and only multispecialty group practice. Medical Associates Clinic has been recognized since 1998 as a “better performing practice” by the Medical Group Management Association.
In 1982, Medical Associates developed the Tri-State’s first health maintenance organization, Medical Associates Health Plans, which offers comprehensive health benefits to over 400 employers and 45,000 members. Medical Associates Health Plans has maintained an “Excellent” rating, the highest level of accreditation possible by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, for 13 consecutive years.
Medical Associates Clinic offers several locations from which to seek medical care, including facilities at 1500 Associates Drive, 1000 Langworthy, and 1940 Elm Street in Dubuque, Iowa; as well as facilities in Bellevue, Cascade, Dyersville, Elkader, and Monona, Iowa; Cuba City, and Platteville, Wisconsin; and Elizabeth and Galena, Illinois.
Medical Associates is hiring a full-time Certified Medical Coder to join our team.
Preference will be given to candidates with clinic coding experience, as well as CPT coding experience for Podiatry or Orthopedics; however, the specialty experience is not required.
During training, this position will work M-F 8 am-5 pm. After successful completion of training and consistently being able to meet productivity goals, this position will have the opportunity to work from home 4 days per week and incorporate some flexibility in those working hours.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Code outpatient and inpatient services for 85% of the clinic providers in compliance with CPT and ICD-10 guidelines, impacting clinic bottom line.
Work system claims scrubber error reports, independently making decisions to correct error identified on the report before submission of claim.
Assist the nursing staff, ancillary departments, and business office staff by answering questions and providing them with information to assist them in correct coding and billing procedures.
Participate in educational activities and audits.
Assist the insurance department in the correction of insurance denials utilizing resources available from Medicare and other resources as provided by the clinic. Written clinic policy allows coders, providers and Manager of Coding and Reimbursement to make corrections to claims independent of the provider, based on supporting documentation which have fraud and abuse implications for the providers if not corrected submitted.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience: Three years to five years of similar or related experience preferred.
Education: Equivalent to a two-year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study or certification at a business or trade school. Certification in one of the following: RHIT, RHIA, CPC, CCA or CCS.
Other Skills: CPT coding and ICD-10 coding.
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|Years of Experience||2-5 Years|