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18Apr

Certified Medical Coder - Full-Time, future remote opportunities

Medical Associates, Dubuque, IA

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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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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 664986
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Health Care
Information Technology/Telecommunications
Technical
Shifts
First Shift
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 2-5 Years
Education --

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