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Medical Billing Coder - *Sign On Bonus Available* Job in Lexington, Kentucky

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Job Title: Medical Billing Coder - *Sign On Bonus Available*

Employer:Pathology and Cytology Labs
Type:FULL TIME, OTHER
Skills:Medical Terminology,Coding,Billing,Medical Laboratory,Customer Service,Reading Comprehension,Medicad
Required Certifications:AAPC Certification
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:290 Big Run Rd Lexington 40503, KY, US
Date Posted:8/25/2021

**Sign-On Bonus Available**

**Once established, this position has the opportunity for remote and/or flexible work arrangements**

We are seeking a professional with a strong Medical 'Laboratory' Coding (Medicare, Medicaid & Commercial) and Reimbursement background. This is a fast-paced, continually changing environment. This candidate needs to be both independent as well as a team player.

A Medical Coder is responsible for reviewing a patient’s medical records after a visit and translating the information into codes that insurers use to process claims from patients. The main duty of a Medical Coder is assigning codes to medical procedures and diagnoses.

Other duties and responsibilities of a Medical Coder include:

  • Making sure that codes are assigned correctly and sequenced appropriately as per government and insurance regulations
  • Complying with medical coding guidelines and policies
  • Receiving and reviewing patients’ charts and documents for verification and accuracy
  • Following up and clarifying any information that is not clear to other staff members
  • Collecting information made by the Physician from different sources to prepare monthly reports
  • Implementing strategic procedures and choosing strategies and evaluation methods that provide correct results
  • Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial knowledge on billing and appeal techniques
  • Claim and appeal submissions via calls, portal lookups, and application processes
  • Research changes and updates to insurance plan-specific claim and appeal processes and requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of the healthcare industry
  • Additional duties to be assigned, as needed

Education

  • Bachelors preferred but not required
  • Associates Healthcare, Business Administration or related discipline required; direct billing/follow up experience can substitute for degree requirement
  • Current AAPC certification or equivalent

Preferred Experience

  • 3+ years medical coding experience, required
  • Experience with billing guidelines related to proprietary lab services and basic medical terminology

Required Skills

  • Must be able to adjust to an ever-changing work environment and apply time management techniques
  • Must communicate clearly and professionally with internal team and external clients
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to gather and analyze information to produce alternative solutions and positive results
  • Listens and follows directions
  • Reading comprehension
  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgement
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Demonstrate superior customer service
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting
  • Attention to detail and organization
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, and Outlook, as well as basic computer functions

Compensation: $22.00/hour

Benefits include:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K

Applying

To apply:
Email a resume to pclhr@pandclab.com

or

Visit our ZipRecruiter page
https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/38d997bf 

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