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In House Anesthesia Coding/Billing Specialist Job in austin, Texas

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Job Title: In House Anesthesia Coding/Billing Specialist

Employer:US ANESTHESIA PARTNERS-CENTRAL TEXAS (AUSTIN)
Type:Full-Time
Skills:Coding (CPC Certified),Billing,ICD-10,CPT,medidcal terminology,MS Word,Excel,10-key by touch
Specialties:Anesthesia preferred (not required)
Required Certifications:CPC
Preferred Certifications:CANPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:austin, TX
Date Posted:3/8/2020

We are searching for an in-house coder for our Austin location (NOT A REMOTE POSITION).   We are seeking a full-time Charge Capture/Coding/Billing Specialist that can provide support for the charge capture date team and the coding team. Multi-role position in which the candidate must be self-motivated, work independently and have great organizational skills. Provide coverage for the coding staff, billing support, and help with administrative duties (run reports, etc.).


The role is based in Austin, Texas.

  • Provides administrative support to departmental personnel including reviewing anesthesia records and charge sheets for missing information
  • Copying or printing operative reports, H&P’s and intraoperative records as determined by review or as requested by coders
  • Receive, sort, facilitate dissemination of anesthesia record batches for remote coders
  • Track and maintain coding batches for internal and remote coders
  • Analyze and route batches coded by internal and remote coders upon completion
  • Position requires being able to handle remote access to hospital systems to retrieve documents, all of which are different, necessitating skill and organization
  • Fax records requests to facilities and maintain medical record request log
  • Review provider deficiency log and make corrections as necessary
  • Maintain provider deficiency log for Star
  • Process rounding tickets and related requests determined to be required
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures – especially HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Provide coverage for coding staff as needed
  • Create new accounts in BOSS and CB and enter demographic information
  • Verify insurance information using the CB eligibility module
  • Verify number of cases for each site from Medaxion/tic sheet.
  • Annotate account numbers to the pain tickets for each site
  • Daily download of demographics from sites & insurances
  • Print facesheets when needed from Compass (Seton site)
  • Scan bulk EOB’s on a daily basis – scan all paper documents in Document Manager
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Enter information into Medaxion
  • Think creatively; propose new ideas and find new and more efficient processes

JOB REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, ASA and HCPCS coding.
  • Background in Medical Terminology required.
  • Background in Anatomy and Physiology preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of organization policies, procedures and systems. 
  • Skill in computer applications including MS Word, MS Excel. 
  • Skill in verbal and written communication. 
  • Skill in gathering and reporting information. 
  • Ability to work effectively with staff.
  • Must have a pleasant disposition and be a team player.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Must report to work consistently, on time, and for expected duration.
  • Communicate well with the public

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School graduate or equivalent. 
  • 1 year anesthesia/surgical coding experience preferred
  • Formal training in Coding with certificate of completion in good standing.  May be a recent graduate of accredited Coding school or program
  • CPC certification is required, or proof of registration for national coding test within six months of hire date

US Anesthesia Partners, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Applying

Please follow this link to apply:  

https://careers-usap.icims.com/jobs/5691/coder---certified/job 

Email Izzy.saldivar@usap.com if you have additional questions.


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