|Employer:||NAUGATUCK VALLEY RADIOLOGY
|Specialties:||RADIOLOGY, INTERVENTIONAL CODING
|Preferred Certifications:||RADIOLOGY CERTIFIED CODER
|Required Experience:||3 to 4 years
|Preferred Experience:||3 to 4 years
Naugatuck Valley Radiology is the leading provider of radiology
services to the greater Waterbury community. We offer a full range of
services including a Women’s Imaging Center, High Field MRI, CT, Ultrasound,
Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Vein Center, and general x-ray.
We pride ourselves on the talent of our outstanding
professional, technical, and support personnel. Our physicians and staff
work together to provide compassionate care and prompt results to help every
patient have the best imaging experience possible.
Naugatuck Valley Radiology’s
Billing Office in Southbury, CT is searching for a full time, 35-40 hours per
week, Certified Coding Specialist to analyze all procedures performed in our
network. Performs research, analysis, recommends effective CPT & ICD-10
diagnoses coding utilizing our coding software tool to ensure compliance with
third party payers requirements and government regulations.
Responsible for all CPT and ICD10
coding to ensure compliant billing. Maintain procedure and policy requirements
for Gov. Medicare and Medicaid and all payers. Edits all charges for accuracy
by procedure code and diagnosis code per insurance carrier, government requirements,
office policy and procedure, review all account data and documentation for
completeness and accuracy. Tracks and records errors regardless of source.
Reviews and analyzes rejected claims due to diagnosis and procedure codes and
takes timely action to correct submissions and receive payments. Develop and
report on procedures to reduce the number and frequency of denials. Maintain
positive communication with facility reception staff and referring physician
staff. Ability to work in a
fast-paced, high volume facility with accuracy and compliance is a requirement
for this position. Contribute to the efficient office operations
in a team environment. Promote superior customer service at all times. Adhere
to confidentiality and privacy practices.
- High School graduate or GED required. Associates degree
in Business/Healthcare related field preferred.
- RCC or CPC certification required. Radiology coding
- Minimum 3-5 years of experience related to coding &
billing and healthcare claims.
- Required knowledge of insurance carriers and medical
- Knowledge of reimbursement procedures, billing and
collection laws, accounts receivable practices, third party claims and
- Proficiency with healthcare billing computer systems,
Coding Software Applications, Microsoft Excel and Word. Self-starter,
detail-oriented, team player, positive interpersonal and customer service
skills, and ability to effectively present and communicate.
- Strong organizational, analytical and research skills
with ability to meet deadlines with accuracy and completeness.
- Previous health care industry or physician practice
coding experience required.
- This position is eligible for benefits offered to our
full-time employees, including medical, dental, life, and disability
insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.