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Certified Medical Coding and Billing Representative Job in Anchorage, Alaska

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Job Title: Certified Medical Coding and Billing Representative

Employer:Independence Park Medical Services
Type:FULL TIME
Skills:coding,billing
Specialties:family practice, OB/GYN, endocrinology
Required Certifications:CPC or CCP
Preferred Certifications:CPB
Location: Anchorage 99507, AK, US
Date Posted:12/12/2019

Independence Park Medical Services is a rapidly growing multi-specialty family practice located in South Anchorage. We are currently looking for an experienced Certified Medical Coding and Billing Representative to work as part of our Business Office team whose goal is to make efficient use of clinic time by analyzing and abstracting information from dictated notes and super bills to achieve timely filing and prompt reimbursement. This individual must be able to accurately assign CPT and ICD-10 codes. Maintain strict confidentiality and follow HIPAA guidelines. Able to set priorities and manage time in a fast paced, high volume environment, while exercising critical thinking skills. Stay current and updated with coding guidelines and payer regulations. This individual must be an effective communicator and enjoy working with patients and in a team environment. Must have a strong ability to prioritize and handle many tasks/projects simultaneously. Must have prior experience working in a healthcare office setting. The individual will work directly with other clinical staff, administrative staff, providers and able to work independently.

IPMS offers:

· Competitive pay

· Healthcare benefits

· Retirement plan

· Paid Time Off

· Career advancement opportunities

· Positive team work environment where employees are highly valued by their Physicians and Mid-level providers

Qualified individuals should be proficient in the following in order to perform daily job responsibilities:

·         Gather charge information from Physicians, NP’s and PA’s in a timely manner.

·         Analyzes and accurately assigns Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10-CM) codes.

·         Identify bundled codes using CCI edits.

·         Correctly assign modifiers when required.

·         Ensure all office and lab charges are coded and posted for month-end closing.

·         Assist with coding and error resolution.

·         Investigates coding problems and formulates solutions.

·         Provides consultative services to physicians on coding issues.

·         Interface with patients, family and healthcare professionals to obtain claim preparation information.

·         Ensures compliance with third party, State and Federal regulations.

·         Reviews, analyzes and abstracts physician/other documentation for diagnoses, procedures, ancillary testing, medications, laboratory and other services provided.

·         Obtains missing information and/or clarifies existing information.

·         Completes volume of work from medical records and other sources according to departmental productivity standards

·         Analyzes information for optimal billing and proper reimbursement.

·         Ensures compliance with all appropriate coding billing and data collection regulations and procedures.

·         Uses appropriate software to validate information.

·         Utilizes MDSuite, Epic, Optum Encoder, MS Office, and other software as appropriate to compile and validate medical information.

 

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

·         Knowledge of family practice policies and procedures.

·         Knowledge of billing practices and procedures.

·         Knowledge of insurance company procedures regarding reimbursements.

·         Knowledge of EOB categories.

·         Knowledge of accounts receivable practices and medical business office procedures.

·         Knowledge of medical terminology and coding.

·         Knowledge of computerized practice management system.

·         Knowledge of computerized electronic health record system (EHR.)

·         Skill in interpersonal relationships necessary to deal effectively and courteously with patients and families, insurance companies, other agencies and IPMS teammates and providers.

·         Skill in gathering, analyzing and interpreting information for completeness and correctness.

·         Requires great attention to detail.

·         Skill in computer applications; Excel, Word, Outlook. Requires excellent key boarding skills.

·         Skill in ten key calculator use by touch.

·         Skill in exercising initiative, judgment and decision making to achieve department objectives.

·         Ability to courteously answer incoming phone calls promptly.

·         Ability to understand and interpret policies and regulations.

·         Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness.

·         Ability to identify claim problems and recommend solutions.

·         Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic or numeric systems.

·         Ability to maintain strictest confidentiality of financial and personal matters

·         Ability to read, write and speak English.

·         Ability to communicate tactfully, courteously and effectively with others.

·         Ability to work cooperatively with others in a team environment.

·         Ability to perform mathematical computations with the use of a calculator.

·         Ability to be highly efficient, organized and accurate in all work.

·         Ability to balance demands of position to meet departmental objectives.

·         Ability to handle stressful situations tactfully.

·         Demonstrate ability to multi-task; perform tasks within time frames assigned.

·         Demonstrate schedule flexibility; adjust to shifting priorities; stay organized in a changing environment; stay focused during stressful or difficult situations; exhibit comfort with ambiguity.

The ideal applicant must have previous experience with medical coding and billing. We are looking for someone that is reliable, punctual, extremely detail orientated, meticulous in organizing and prioritizing and professional. It is important to our team that we provide the best customer service to our patients while maintaining a peaceful work environment. We do maintain a drug and tobacco free work place.

Qualified individuals will be required to pass a drug test, and will consent to a criminal background check.

Qualifications:

·         Requires high school diploma or GED.

·         Requires CPC Certification from AAPC or AHIMA with ICD-10 proficiency, and /or CCP credentials.

·         Prefer 3 years of medical coding experience

·         Candidates must successfully complete a coding knowledge test during the interview to be considered.

Benefits:

· Medical

· Dental

· Vision

· 401K

· Paid Time Off

Schedule:

· Monday to Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm / 9:00am - 6:00pm); In-Office, this is not for a remote position

Applying

Gigi at gigi@ipmsak.net

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