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Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Job in Charotte, North Carolina

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Job Title: Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

Employer:Alert Billing
Type:Full-Time
Skills:coding,billing and revenue cycle management
Specialties:Cardiology, Primary Care, Urology, ENT, Psych, Multi-Speciality
Preferred Certifications:CPC,CPB
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Preferred Experience:8 to 10 years
Location:Charotte, NC
Date Posted:5/28/2020

Ours is a company that is growing aggressively and we are looking for experienced medical billing and coding specialists to help serve our providers. This is a work from home opportunity with bonuses based upon productivity. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Understanding of primary code classifications: ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS. Assign and sequence all CPT and ICD-10 codes for services rendered when required.
  • Reviewing patient bills for accuracy and completeness, and obtaining any missing information.
  • Preparing, reviewing, and transmitting claims using billing software, including electronic and paper claim processing.  Proficiency with Collaborate MD and/or Cerner a plus.
  • Following up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle time frame. 
  • Checking each insurance payment for accuracy and compliance with contract discount.
  • Calling insurance companies regarding any discrepancy in payments when necessary.
  • Identifying and billing secondary or tertiary insurances.
  • Researching and appealing denied claims.
  • Answering all patient or insurance telephone inquiries pertaining to assigned accounts.
  • Setting up patient payment plans and work collection accounts.
  • Updating billing software with rate changes.
  • Updating spreadsheets, and running collection reports.
  • Making sure to use, protect and disclose patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
  • Providing exceptional customer service skills when interacting with patients, family members regarding medical claims and payments.
  • Using problem-solving skills to research and resolve discrepancies, denials, appeals, collections.

 Qualifications

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from AAPC or AHIMA a plus

  • Post High School Education

  • Minimum five years of coding experience

  • Knowledge of medical terminology likely to be encountered in medical claims.
  • Knowledge of insurance guidelines including HMO/PPO, Medicare, Medicaid, and other payer requirements and systems.
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality at all time
  • Must be able to use job-related software, ie Collaborate MD and/or Cerner
  • Expertise in surgical coding, primary care, urology, cardiology, general surgery a plus
  • Maintain a positive, courteous and professional attitude

Applying

https://www.indeed.com/job/medical-billing-and-coding-specialist-f621899c71667514


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