Looking to Expand our Coding Team


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Description Neighborcare Health offers high quality health care through its medical, dental and school-based clinics, and is the leading provider to low-income and uninsured patients in the Seattle area. Our purpose is to improve health by engaging, educating, and empowering people in the communities we serve.

The Coding Specialist is responsible for on-site routine and complex encounter coding. Ensure appropriate coding of services (CPT-4, HCPCS), and diagnosis (ICD-9CM) based on review of the entire clinical record for Neighborcare professional fee claims. Provide accurate and timely medical and/or dental billing for Neighborcare Health's medical and dental clinics and programs. Work in partnership and joint accountability with other team members to achieve Neighborcare's Mission, Guiding Principles, Service Commitments and Goals.

We offer competitive pay, an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off, and more!

Core responsibilities:
• Review provider coding of services provided (CPT-4, HCPCS), diagnoses (ICD-9CD), for medical and dental claims
• Review and respond to coding inquiries submitted by providers
• Correct and resubmit claims based on review of the records, provider input, and payer input
• Work directly with providers to resolve specific coding issues
• Act as the liaison between providers, staff, and outside parties on coding issues
• Work with electronic medical record team to develop and implement strategies to make appropriate documentations, and bill editing as efficient as possible
• Work with clinical and non-clinical groups to develop, implement, and communicate specific coding and documentation guidelines that will fulfill the internal needs for complete and consistent clinical data
• Answer incoming patient and insurance company phone calls as received
• Meet productivity standards as set by the department
• Review and post daily charges
Our ideal candidate:
• Enjoys working at the top of their scope and partnering with other team members
• Values team work, problem solving, engagement and adaptability
• Embrace change and practices direct communication
• Ability to work with individuals of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, cultures, and sexual orientations
Eligible candidates have a High School Diploma/GED, one (1) year of fee coding and billing experience; including Medicare, Medicaid, and third party billing in a medical environment, two (2) years patient billing, including entry of charges, and must be a Certified Professional Coder through the American Academy of Professional Coders or a Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based through American Health Information Management Association.