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Surgical Coder Job in Rockford, Illinois

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Job Title: Surgical Coder

Employer:Rockford Spine Center
Skills:CPT,ICD-10,Excel,Word,10-Key Calculator
Specialties:Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Location: Rockford 61107, IL, US
Date Posted:7/31/2018
The surgical coders will audit operative reports, extract details of the procedures, assign appropriate CPT and ICD-10 codes and will append the appropriate modifiers.  Surgery charges will then be entered into our practice management system.    In the event the insurance carrier denied a surgical code, the coders with then appeal the claim and follow up on the appeal status.    

The ideal candidate will have 3 years of experience in a billing and coding environment, a detailed knowledge of billing rules and payment policies, comprehensive medical terminology, experience writing insurance appeals for surgical claims.  Auditing experience is a plus.  The qualified applicant must have complex decision-making skills, strong attention to detail, highly organized, able to multi-task, have great interpersonal skills, and the ability to work as a team.  This position also requires excellent written and verbal communication skills which are essential for appealing claims and communicating with the providers.    



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