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Medical Coder Job in Lincoln, Nebraska

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Job Title: Medical Coder

Employer:Nebraska Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Location:575 S 70TH ST STE 200, Suite 200 Lincoln 68510, NE, US
Date Posted:12/15/2020

Nebraska Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine is seeking a highly-motivated, organized individual to work in a fast-paced orthopedic clinic. The ideal candidate will have experience in coding.

Essential Functions:

  • Assigns and sequences ICD-10, CPT, and modifier codes to surgical procedures and fracture care
  • Review op reports and turns text into coding or transfers codes directly from op reports
  • Enters and reviews for accuracy charge information into EMR
  • Prepares and submits clean claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper
  • Identifies and resolves errors with coding
  • Responsible for identifying and applying modifiers to surgical procedures for PQRS/MIPS reporting
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant coding/billing changes as they become effective, research all information needed, and assist in implementing them
  • Answers questions from patients, clinical, billing staff and insurance companies
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and follows HIPAA Guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent required; Associate’s degree preferred.

Experience: At least two years’ experience in a health care organization, and surgical coding/insurance billing is required.

Certification: Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certification preferred.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities include:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, abbreviations, techniques and procedure; and anatomy and physiology
  • Knowledge of official coding rules established by the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for assignment of procedural codes
  • Ability to effectively examine documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Ability to research and resolve a wide variety of problems
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and written with clinical and non-clinical staff as well as the public

Job Type: Full-time


Ronda Hall
Desk: 402-484-4030

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