|Employer:||Center for Diagnostic Imaging
|Type:|| Full-Time, Remote
|Required Certifications:||3+ years of Coding experience,RHIA,RCC,RHIT,or CIRCC,CPC,CCS-P
|Required Experience:||3 to 4 years
|Location:||5775 Wayzata Blvd,St. Louis Park 55416, MN, US* Note: This listing is for a remote position
As a Radiology Coding Specialist at Center for Diagnostic Imaging, you will be responsible for applying the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis and claims processing. There is the ability to work remotely in this position with flexibility during the day.
In this role you will be part of a team of a medical coders who code a variety of radiology related procedures - which includes MRI, CT, X-ray, Sonogram, Mammogram, Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT, pain injections, Lung Cancer screening, and Bone Mineral Density.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Creates a positive experience for every customer, every day by believing in and practicing The Experience
(85%) Charge and Coding Support
Translates diagnostic and procedural phrases utilized by healthcare providers into coded form
Has demonstrated a mastery of accurately coding medical imaging modalities, including: CT, Dexa, Mammography, MRI, Ultrasound, and X-Ray; as well as Discograms, Evaluation and Management (E&M) Coding, Myelogram, Nuclear Medicine
Performs accurate ICD-10, CPT & HCPCS coding for the following special procedures as well: Arthrograms, Aspirations, Biopsies, Sclerotherapy/Phlebectomy
May also support coding for additional modalities and procedures, including: Angiograms, Epidurography, Epidural steroid injections (ESI), Facet Injections, Microthrombectomy, Rhizotomy, Spinal diagnostic therapeutic injections (DTI), [pain management], Vertebroplasty, and Vascular IR services which include: Circuit dialysis, Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS), Revascularizations, and Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
Ensures that charges are accurately posted to patient accounts in a timely manner
Answers internal & external questions regarding billing and/or coding practices (denied claims; insurance companies, patients)
Follows up and corrects denied claims due to coding problems
Responsible for correspondence with providers in the market when discrepancies exist in completed exams, services provided, and/or medical necessity requirements
Keeps abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements.
Brings identified concerns to supervisor or department manager for resolution
(10%) Team Support
Assists team leadership in process improvement projects and other projects as assigned
Assists in the training of new coding associates and provides mentoring to existing staff members
(5%) Performs other duties as assigned