|Employer:||Colorado Center of Orthopedic Excellence, a division of Orthopedic Centers of Colorado
|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
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
of time: 80%
medical records to determine all appropriate diagnostic and procedural
code assignments using the appropriate classifications systems.
charges for applicable departments, as applicable and submits charges on a
daily basis to clearinghouse or individual insurance companies
electronically or via CMS 1500
with the physician, physician assistant, and/or nurse practitioner on
coding, compliance and documentation issues.
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
reports for errors/irregularities and identifies root causes of error in order
to prevent future coding errors
with physicians and collection agency on delinquent accounts
resources available to ensure proper edits are followed, accurate
HIPAA in handling patient information
insurance and patient payments
- Other medical
coding duties as assigned
ESSENTIAL FUNCTION #2: ADMINISTRATIVE
Percent of time: 20%
Accounting staff with month-end activities, as requested.
in projects related to year-end and other audits as needed
and prepares data for periodic/special reports, as requested
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
- High school diploma or GED
- 1 year minimum of specialty coding specific to
- CPC Certification (Certified Professional
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
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
2-3 years experience in orthopedic billing and coding
Experience with Allscripts
Typical medical office environment
Possible exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions
common to clinical settings
standing, typing, moussing, and reading paper and electronic documents
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
occasion, some early, late and overtime hours may be required.
Training is preferred onsite, but not required.
W2 or 1099 options available.