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Robert Half Medical Coding Specialist in Golden Valley, Minnesota

Description

The Coding Specialist will assure consistent quality coding in evaluation management, office procedures, and surgical coding while adhering to applicable federal, state, local, and department requirements. This position will be 100% remote!

The duties that you will be responsible for include but are not limited to:

  • Assign appropriate ICD-10-CM codes, per provider documentation using the most current diagnosis set

  • Assign appropriate CPT and HCPCS codes, per provider documentation, for hospital and clinic procedures

  • Review operative reports to assign appropriate CPT surgical codes

  • Investigate discrepancies in documentation

  • Follow coding policies and guidelines to determine appropriate coding

  • Provide education and feedback to providers regarding documentation and billing processes

  • Manage and provide coding support for coding backlogs, staffing coverage, and taking ownership of workloads

  • Review denied claims to determine appropriate action for appeals

  • Respond to pre-certification requests and estimate requests

  • Monitor all “unkeyed” encounters to ensure that all billable services have been captured

  • Research technical questions and in coordination with Coding Manager, determine written policies

  • Any and all other duties as assigned

    Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent

  • Coding Certification (CPC, CCS-P, RHIT or RHIA) and/or minimum of (5) years’ experience in related field preferred

  • Intermediate knowledge of ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS and payer specific guidelines

  • Intermediate understanding of medical terminology, body system/anatomy, physiology and concepts of disease processes

Essential Requirements:

  • Comply with company policies, procedures, practices and business ethics guidelines.

  • Complete job required training.

  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, (e.g. HIPAA, Stark, OSHA, employment laws, etc.)

  • Demonstrate prompt and reliable attendance

  • Work at an efficient and productive pace, handle interruptions appropriately and meet deadlines

  • Communicate and interact in a respectful and professional manner

  • Prioritize workload while being flexible to meet the expectations of the daily operations

  • Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Understand and execute a variety of instructions

  • Effectively operate equipment and communicate on and operate the phone system

  • Work independently with minimal supervision

  • Travel to other work locations, if required

  • Integrity - Do the right thing and take responsibility for what you do and say

  • Service - Consistently contribute to deliver an exceptional experience

  • Quality - Act with high purpose, committed effort, and skillful execution to exceed expectations

  • Innovation - Identify progressive solutions that improve service, teamwork, efficiency, and/or effectiveness

  • Teamwork - Be a part of the whole; support each other positively

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