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Coder/Auditor (Multi Specialty Outpatient Clinic) Job in Boulder, Colorado

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Job Title: Coder/Auditor (Multi Specialty Outpatient Clinic)

Employer:Boulder Medical Center, PC
Type:Hourly Full-Time
Specialties:Pediatrics,Dermatology,Cardiology,Rheumatology,Internal Medicine,Allergy,OB/GYN,Family Practice
Preferred Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:Boulder, CO
Date Posted:1/15/2019
Do you enjoy working with friendly and helpful people in a positive work environment? Are you ready to embrace a career that offers a variety of learning opportunities? Are you looking to make a positive impact on peoples' lives in our community?

Consider a career in the medical field at Boulder Medical Center (BMC). We're an independent, multi-specialty, outpatient network of providers and staff dedicated to engaging our patients in high-quality, compassionate health care. For nearly 70 years, BMC has been locally owned and operated, providing exceptional medical care to patients across the northwestern Front Range and surrounding communities. This unique business model is why many of our employees come and stay!

Summary - Medical Coder:

BMC is currently seeking a Medical Coder to join our team!

Job Duties:
  • Follows direction from the Coding Supervisor with regards to all assigned coding duties.
  • Demonstrates a high level knowledge of ICD-10, HCPCS, CPT and modifier codes and stay current with all AAPC updates.
  • Maintains current status, in good standing, with coding certificate(s). Seek & complete specialty coding classes & seminars to better assist BMC’s specialty offices.
  • Remains updated and fluent with AAPC and other coding bulletins, newsletters and guidelines pertaining to specialties particular to BMC. Be prepared for coding new and upcoming procedures, or equipment.
  • Understands and utilizes BMC’s business billing and scheduling software.
  • Ensures charges are processed and reviewed in timely manner, in accordance with acceptable business practices. Report to Coding Supervisor, as appropriate, any issues or needs negatively affecting coding accuracy or productivity.
  • Respond timely to denial emails, and work with other coding staff to track and trend patterns, and regularly report all denials and trends to Coding Supervisor.
  • Explains Medicare and Medicaid, Managed Care, PPO, HMO, TPA and all other insurance coding & billing requirements to providers, nurses, and Business Office staff as assigned by the Coding Supervisor.
  • Maintains organized, timely and meaningful records of coding activities. Consistently document errors and changes made to account transactions and makes Coding Supervisor aware of these errors and changes.
  • With direction from the Coding Supervisor, acts as in-house coding expert support for BMC providers, nurses and business office staff including answering and researching coding questions.
  • Coordinate findings with Coding Supervisor & Management team to ensure timely an accurate implementation of any new codes deemed necessary.
  • Makes coding strategy recommendations to Business Office Manager to insure proper coding while optimizing reimbursement.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with business practices and approaches unique to BMC and their group practice status.
  • Able to accept constructive feedback with regards to performance, development, and process analysis.
  • Understand and operates the Electronic Medical Records system. Maintains a flexible, open attitude in regard to Electronic Medical Records. Attends mandatory Electronic Medical Records training, and participates in on-going Electronic Medical Records learning opportunities
  • Demonstrates a high level knowledge of HIPAA regulations and stay current with all updates.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Must be knowledgeable about Compliance/HIPAA rules and regulations.
  • Must be able to analyze detailed breakdown of applicable transcription/charts/charge sheets and use judgment and initiative in researching questionable charges and coding.
  • Ability to initiate correspondence using appropriate grammar, etc.
  • Ability to coordinate the activities of the department.
  • Exhibits patience and tact.
  • Detailed-oriented with an aptitude for basic math.
  • Ability to operate office machines, including: telephones, fax machine, copier, etc.
Education:
  • High school diploma.
  • Some college, preferred.
  • AAPC or other credited Coding Certification.
Previous Experience:
  • 2-3 years coding experience.
  • 2 years minimum experience with chart audit and medical coding.
  • CRT experience.
  • Computer spreadsheet experience.
  • EHR experience.
  • Initial Training on the Job: 6 months

Applying

To apply, please go to Boulder Medical Center's job posting - https://www.bouldermedicalcenter.com/employment-boulder-medical-center/. 


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