Alliance HealthCare Services

  • Certified Medical Coder

    Job Locations US-AZ-Glendale
    ID
    2019-14986
    Category
    Healthcare - Administrative
    Position Type
    full-time
  • About Us

    At Alliance Interventional, our team members focus on transforming the patient experience and delivering exceptional quality care. Patients choose Alliance Interventional because of our experienced healthcare team and minimally invasive approach to pain management—resulting in cost-effective treatments with less trauma and pain, and a faster recovery time.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    We are an incredible team making an incredible difference and we are looking for a Certified Medical Coder to help us code pain management procedures.  Prior experience with anesthesia coding is preferred, but not required.  This position is Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, and eligible for the following benefits:

    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Paid vacation
    • Paid floating holidays
    • Paid sick

    Apply today and come join us!!

     

    The Certified Coder identifies, collects, assesses, monitors and documents claims and encounter coding information according to respective payer guidelines. Verifies and ensures the accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness of diagnosis and CPT codes based on services rendered.

     

    Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Demonstrates the ability to appropriately use ICD.10 and CPT coding principles to code to the highest level of specificity that complies with CMS regulations and company goals and policies. Also, understanding of various third party billing requirements, while preparing paper and electronic claims for timely submissions to insurance carriers with the ability to work independently.
    • Identifies and reports issues or errors, such as incomplete or missing records and documentation, ambiguous or non-specific documentation, or codes that do not conform to approve coding guidelines, while utilizing professional communication skills.
    • Demonstrate the ability to self-report daily tasks and assignments as well as identifying any billing trends that affected daily billing productivity.
    • Assists A/R collectors with resolving coding conflicts with third party carriers. Investigates and resolves EDI rejections. Daily batches and reports.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Position Requirements

    • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Certificate from College or Technical School preferred.
    • Certified Medical Coder with one of the following active certifications and with a high degree of competency (CPC, CPC-A, CPC-H, or CPMA from AAPC; or CCA, CCSP, CCS from AHIMA) required.
    • 2 years’ experience required.
    • Displays strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multitask, detail orientated.
    • Knowledge of CPT, HCPCS and ICD-9 and ICD-10 Coding and ability to follow coding guidelines required.
    • Knowledge of E&M Coding Guidelines for 1997 and 1995 required.
    • Knowledge of basic medical terminology and coding for CMS, AHCCCS (State), and third-party billing guidelines required.
    • Ability to prioritize and solve problems in a timely manner.
    • The ability to communicate effectively and professionally with insurance carriers for reimbursement issues to include; benefits, adjustments, reviews and authorizations, as well as to team members and providers.
    • A basic understanding of Microsoft Office to include: Outlook, MS Word, and Excel.
    • Pain Management/ Centricity PM & EMR experience preferred.

    A division of Alliance HealthCare Services, we are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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