Appropriately input patient information to ensure accurate and ethical claims submission, as assigned.
Effectively audit medical documentation for the purpose of ensuring compliance to HCFA documentation guidelines and HCMG policy.
Monitor compliance issues. Stay current with changes in reimbursement regulations.
Demonstrate reliability in accepting and fulfilling various roles. Perform other job related duties within job scope as requested by office manager.
Participate in other coding projects and activities as assigned.
Display basic knowledge of problem solving skills and is able to coordinate work area activities.
High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Certified Coder (either CPC or CCS-P) is preferred.
Experience & Skills:
Minimum two (2) years' experience with coding practices which includes one (1) year of medical coding required. Skill in using computer coding programs and systems is necessary.
Knowledge of coding policies and procedures and reimbursement practices necessary.
Knowledge of health insurance processing and clinical policies is necessary.
Skill in identifying and resolving problems necessary.
Ability to prepare reports in accordance with detailed instruction is necessary.
Good interpersonal skills are necessary as well as effective communication skills.