Coding Specialist – Arizona Digestive Health – Mesa, AZ

We are currently seeking two (2) full-time Coding Specialists to join our practice located in Mesa Arizona.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Billing Supervisor, the Coding Specialist will perform the initial charge review to determine appropriate ICD-10 and CPT codes to be used to report physician services to third party payers.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists in entering data from impatient facesheets including but not limited to demographics, insurance plans, etc.
  • Interprets progress notes, operative reports, discharge summaries, and charge documents to determine services provided and accurately assign CPT and ICD-10 coding to these services.
  • Enters appropriate data into gPM by selecting the appropriate codes, diagnosis, modifiers, Anesthesiologist, CRNA, pathology, and provider information to complete the process.
  • Contacts physicians through management regarding procedures and other services billed to ensure proper coding.
  • Responsible for reviewing patient logs and other report of clinical activity to ensure billing is captured for all patients.
  • Monitors and follows up to ensure all services that can be billed are captured and coded for billing.
  • Responsible for ensuring the batch processes for all coded charges.
  • Reviews all physician documentation to ensure compliance with third party and regulatory guidelines.
  • Works in conjunction with the Reimbursement staff to answer all inquiries regarding coding and billing for TGIA physicians’ and pathology services.
  • Works in coordination with other members of the Central Billing Office as necessary.
  • Actively participates in problem identification and resolution and coordinates resolutions between appropriate parties.
  • Responsible for scrubbing claims in order to submit compliant, truthful, and correct coding based on payer rules.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • High school diploma or GED completion is required.
  • Professional Coding Certification is required.
  • Experience working with EMR and in medical coding preferred.
  • Gastroenterology coding experience preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy.
  • Knowledge of current third party billing and collection regulations and requirements.
  • Good interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to gather and interpret clinical data.
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office and alpha numeric data entry.
  • Strong attention to detail and decision making skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $19.75 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Mesa, AZ 85206: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Medical coding: 2 years (Required)
  • Medical terminology: 2 years (Required)
  • ICD-10: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

Source: Indeed.com
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