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Certified Medical Coder Job in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Job Title: Certified Medical Coder

Employer:Colorado Center of Orthopedic Excellence, a division of Orthopedic Centers of Colorado
Type:FULL TIME
Job Location:Remote
Specialties:Orthopedic
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location: Colorado Springs 80920, CO, US
* Note: This listing is for a remote position
Date Posted:7/23/2020

POSITION OVERVIEW

Responsible for reviewing documentation from the provider and reviewing, assigning codes to medical diagnoses and procedures using appropriate coding classifications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION #1:             MEDICAL CODING

Percent of time:    80%

  • Reviews medical records to determine all appropriate diagnostic and procedural code assignments using the appropriate classifications systems.
  • Assigns charges for applicable departments, as applicable and submits charges on a daily basis to clearinghouse or individual insurance companies electronically or via CMS 1500
  • Communication with the physician, physician assistant, and/or nurse practitioner on coding, compliance and documentation issues.
  • Seeks clarification from healthcare providers or other designated resources to ensure accurate and complete coding. Enhances coding knowledge and skills with continuing education activities and by reviewing pertinent literature
  • Analyzes reports for errors/irregularities and identifies root causes of error in order to prevent future coding errors
  • Coordinates with physicians and collection agency on delinquent accounts
  • Utilizes resources available to ensure proper edits are followed, accurate
  • Follows HIPAA in handling patient information
  • Posts insurance and patient payments
  • Other medical coding duties as assigned 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION #2:             ADMINISTRATIVE

Percent of time: 20%

  • Assists Accounting staff with month-end activities, as requested.
  • Participates in projects related to year-end and other audits as needed
  • Obtains and prepares data for periodic/special reports, as requested        

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 year minimum of specialty coding specific to Orthopedics
  • CPC Certification (Certified Professional Coder)

·         Strong focus on customer service

·         Excellent follow through to see tasks to completion

·         Strong and clear written and verbal communication skills

·         Possesses a high degree of self-motivation and produces high quality work with minimal supervision

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

·         2-3 years experience in orthopedic billing and coding

·         Experience with Allscripts

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

·         Typical medical office environment

·         Possible exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions common to clinical settings

  • Frequent standing, typing, moussing, and reading paper and electronic documents
  • Ability to file and track documents and data, both in written and electronic form
  • Able to frequently stoop, lift carry and push/pull 20 pounds and occasionally up to 40 pounds
  • Hours of business are Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  – some flexibility with tenure
  • On occasion, some early, late and overtime hours may be required.



Training is preferred onsite, but not required. 

W2 or 1099 options available.

Applying

michelle.pace@occ-ortho.com
Jennifer.heath@occ-ortho.com
amanda.mcbride@occ-ortho.com

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