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Coder Job in Santa Rosa, California

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Job Title: Coder

Employer:Northern California Medical Associates
Type:Hourly Full-Time
Preferred Certifications:CPC
Location:Santa Rosa, CA
Date Posted:7/11/2018

Duties and Responsibilities (includes, but is not limited to the following):

  • Applies CPT-4, ICD-9, ICD-10, HCPCS and modifiers following coding guidelines.
  • Utilizes correct coding practices to file clean claims aiding in improved cash flow.
  • Provides feedback to physicians related to documentation issues and/or revenue opportunities.
  • Ensures all services are accounted for and billed.
  • Keeps abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements.
  • Adheres to official coding guidelines.
  • Queries physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes.
  • Code all documented professional services and submit for billing.
  • Ensure coded services, provider charges and medical record documentation meet appropriate guidelines or standards.

Education, Licensure and/or Certifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • AHIMA or AAPC certification preferred.

Experience

  • Previous experience in medical billing preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of medical coding practices including CPT, ICD-9 and ICD-10, HCPCS. 
  • Extensive knowledge in use and application of Correct Coding Initiative Edits and CMS National and Local Coverage Determinations.
  • Skill in using computer, adding machine, and other office equipment.
  • Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians and employees. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly both written and verbal. 
  • Skill in answering the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner.



 


Applying

To apply, please visit our website at www.ncmahealth.com.