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MEDICAL CODER - Patient Accounting - Full Time - Day

Job Description

Performs a variety of medical specialty based charge capture and/or coding functions (entering charges, reviewing and resolving coding edits, adding/removing modifiers, validating medical necessity, appropriately selecting the correct codes (ICD9/ICD10, CPT/HCPCS add modifiers), ensuring completeness of clinical documentation supports medical billing, performs partial/full record abstraction of charges and other medical coding or charge capture related duties. Reviews, processes and posts transaction data from patient accounts. Gathers, classifies, tabulates and proofreads financial data. Performs arithmetic calculations. Scans and electronically files documents. Checks items on reports, summarizing and posting the data to designated accounts, Performs a variety of other fiscal office duties.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
Requires 1 year coding or charge capture experience in ambulatory or professional fee billing. Strong working knowledge of commercial and governmental payor requirements. Working experience in the use of medical terminology and Medicare regulatory requirements for coding, billing and reimbursement. Familiarity with HIPAA privacy requirements for patient information. Basic understanding of medical ICD9/ICD10 codes, CPT/HCPC codes and modifiers. Ability to multitask and stay organized. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and customer service skills. Must be detail oriented with the ability to prioritize work. Requires a moderate level of interpersonal, problem solving, and analytic skills. Knowledgeable on insurance and reimbursement processes. Must demonstrate the ability to establish/maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, operations and providers.

Required Certification/Registration:Requires certification from either Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT); Certified Coding Associate (CCA) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or a comparable certification from another accredited coding organization.(i.e. Certified Professional Coder from the American Academy of Professional Coders)

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job Snapshot

Location US-CA-Central San Diego County
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Scripps

Medical Excellence Every Step of the Way. Scripps has been caring for San Diegans for nearly 90 years. In 2013, Scripps was recognized among the top five large health systems in the nation by Truven, and we’re honored that many of our medical specialists are consistently ranked among the finest regionally and nationally. This year, Scripps La Jolla and Scripps Green hospitals were once again recognized by USNews and World Report for excellence in heart care and heart surgery. But these accolades just make us work even harder to make sure we continue to give every patient the best possible care. Learn More

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US-CA-Central San Diego County
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Scripps
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US-CA-Central San Diego County
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N/A
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Job Description

Performs a variety of medical specialty based charge capture and/or coding functions (entering charges, reviewing and resolving coding edits, adding/removing modifiers, validating medical necessity, appropriately selecting the correct codes (ICD9/ICD10, CPT/HCPCS add modifiers), ensuring completeness of clinical documentation supports medical billing, performs partial/full record abstraction of charges and other medical coding or charge capture related duties. Reviews, processes and posts transaction data from patient accounts. Gathers, classifies, tabulates and proofreads financial data. Performs arithmetic calculations. Scans and electronically files documents. Checks items on reports, summarizing and posting the data to designated accounts, Performs a variety of other fiscal office duties.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
Requires 1 year coding or charge capture experience in ambulatory or professional fee billing. Strong working knowledge of commercial and governmental payor requirements. Working experience in the use of medical terminology and Medicare regulatory requirements for coding, billing and reimbursement. Familiarity with HIPAA privacy requirements for patient information. Basic understanding of medical ICD9/ICD10 codes, CPT/HCPC codes and modifiers. Ability to multitask and stay organized. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and customer service skills. Must be detail oriented with the ability to prioritize work. Requires a moderate level of interpersonal, problem solving, and analytic skills. Knowledgeable on insurance and reimbursement processes. Must demonstrate the ability to establish/maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, operations and providers.

Required Certification/Registration:Requires certification from either Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT); Certified Coding Associate (CCA) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or a comparable certification from another accredited coding organization.(i.e. Certified Professional Coder from the American Academy of Professional Coders)

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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