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Medical Coding Specialist, Office-Based - Pediatric ENT Job in Orlando, Florida

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Job Title: Medical Coding Specialist, Office-Based - Pediatric ENT

Employer:MEDNAX Services Inc
Type:Full-Time
Skills:Coding
Specialties:Pediatric ENT
Required Certifications:CPC
Preferred Certifications:CPC,CCSP,CPMA
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:Orlando, FL
Date Posted:8/12/2019

MEDNAX has grown from a single medical practice to a trusted health solutions partner with more than 10,000 employees and a presence in 50 states. Through our family of companies, we provide:

- physician services spanning the continuum of patient care

- revenue cycle management solutions

- performance improvement consulting

We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of health care.

 

Coding Specialist is responsible for coordinating and participating in the coding of pertinent medical information from a variety of complex records and billing edits to include diagnosis, treatment of illness and procedures performed while ensuring accuracy of work adherence to established coding procedures of ICD-10 and CPT.


Responsibilities

- Performs initial charge review to determine appropriate ICD-10 and CPT codes to be used to report physician services to third party payers.
- Interprets progress notes, operative reports, office procedures, and charge documents to determine services provided and accurately assign CPT and ICD-10 coding to these services.
- Enters appropriate data into NextGen Billing System by selecting the appropriate codes, diagnosis, modifiers, and Surgeon information to complete the charge process.
- Meets with physicians regarding procedures and other services billed to ensure proper coding. 
- Responsible for reviewing patient logs and other reports of clinical activity to ensure billing is captured for all patients.
- Monitors and follows up to ensure all services that can be billed are captured and coded for billing
- Responsible for ensuring the batch processes for all coded charges.
- Utilizes batch-logging systems to comply with internal audit standards.
- Reviews all physician documentation to ensure compliance with third party and regulatory guidelines.
- Works in conjunction with the practice, regional and corporate coding department staff to answer all inquiries regarding coding and billing for physicians’ services

Qualifications

Requirements:

 

* Certified Professional Coder (CPC) REQUIRED; clinical background.                     
* CPT/ICD-10 coding of physician services preferred.
* Surgical Coding experience is highly desirable.
* Knowledge of current third-party billing and collection regulatory guidelines and requirements.
* Ability to gather and interpret data.
* Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.


Education Level:  High school diploma or GED. Associate's degree preferred.


Experience Years:  3-5 years related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience                                        

Experience Industry: Healthcare

Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience will be considered.


Applying

The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the associate a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.

 

MEDNAX IS AN Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

 


Apply online at Mednax.com via the link below: 


https://non-clinical-mednax.icims.com/jobs/20730/coding-specialist/job

 Req# 2019-20730


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