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Certified Medical Coder Job in Akron, Ohio

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Job Title: Certified Medical Coder

Employer:Medic Management Group
Type:Full-Time
Required Certifications:CPC
Preferred Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:1 to 2 years
Location:Akron, OH
Date Posted:10/30/2018

Medic Management Group, is a health care services entity specializing in providing services including: medical billing, collection recovery, credentialing, coding & auditing, consulting, and practice management. Medic Management Group has a wide variety of clients covering private practices, post-acute care facilities, hospitals and health systems, and clinical research institutions.

If you are looking for a company that encourages its employees to excel and provides a welcoming environment, then we have a wonderful opportunity for you! We are looking to add an experienced Certified Medical Coder to our highly skilled staff. This opportunity is located in our Akron, OH office.

The Certified Medical Coder is responsible to collaborate with our billing team to obtain accurate reimbursement for our provider’s claims. This is done through thorough reviewing, analyzing, and coding both diagnostic and procedural information used in the billing of charges for physician’s services.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial charge review to determine appropriate CPT and ICD-10 codes to be used in reporting physician services to third party payers.
  • Interprets progress notes, operative reports, and charge documents to determine services provided and accurately assign CPT and ICD-10 coding to these services. Provides coding education to providers as required.
  • Performs a comprehensive review of the record to assure all vital information such as patient identification, signatures, and dates are all present in the record.
  • Evaluates the records for documentation consistency and adequacy. Ensured that the inlay diagnosis accurately reflects the care and treatment rendered.
  • Monitors and follows up to ensure all services that can be billed are captured and coded for billing.
  • Analyze provider documentation assure the appropriate Evaluation & Management levels are assigned using the correct CPT codes.
  • Responsible for ensuring the batch processes for all coded charges.
  • Utilizes batch-logging systems to comply with internal audit standards.
  • Reviews all physician documentation to ensure compliance with third party and regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintains comprehensive knowledge and understanding of changing guidelines and regulations to insure the practice is compliant.
  • Demonstrates high productivity and quality standards.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Certified professional coder through AAPC or AHIMA with a minimum of two years’ experience with CPT/ICD-10 coding knowledge in OB/GYN physician billing.
  • Responsible for maintaining continuing education per certification requirements.
  • Clear understanding of protocols and procedures in a medical office including health information management, confidentiality, and safety.
  • Follows policies and procedures pertinent to the coding and compliance departments.
  • Organize and prioritize responsibilities while remaining flexible to changing demands.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to interact with patients, staff, and others.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Must have high level of discretion and judgment.
  • High proficiency with computer software including but not limited to health information management system, billing software, insurance websites, and Microsoft Office.
  • Maintain a strong working relationship with the providers and management team.
  • Work in collaboration with other staff to maintain a team-oriented environment.
  • Availability to work overtime if necessary.

 

Physical Demands:

  • Works on site at one of our office locations; Akron, Middleburgh Heights, or Uniontown, OH or Wheeling, WV.
  • May require long periods of time sitting, standing, walking, and talking.
  • Occasionally required to lift 25 pounds.
  • Will require viewing computer screen and typing on a keyboard for prolonged periods of time.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Applying

For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements.  Please send your resume to the attention of Stacey Corbin at scorbin@medicmgmt.com.  


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