Minnesota Urology, PA
  • 31-Oct-2017 to 30-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Metro Urology

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability, HSA, FSA, Dependent Care, 401K, PTO and Holiday Pay


POSITION TITLE:    Coding Specialist

DEPARTMENT:       Business Services

REPORTS TO:        Director of Business Office

 

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

To accurately link ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes to daily charges, ensure ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes are updated and reviewed regularly for accuracy, monitor physician and physician extender coding practices, and ensure that all charges are accounted for and entered in a timely manner.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitors daily flow of office, hospital, and laboratory charges to ensure accuracy and timeliness of entry.
  • Verifies and audits provider documentation.
  • Provides feedback and education to providers as needed to ensure documentation and compliance standards are met.
  • Links ICD-10 codes to CPT and HCPCS codes correctly and completely prior to processing for billing, insurance filing and revenue reporting.
  • Maximizes reimbursement through correct coding utilizing ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS.
  • Works insurance denials with prompt turnaround to aid in appeals.
  • Provides complete and accurate information to patients requesting coding and pricing guidance for care and coverage.
  • Attends various external meetings/conferences/seminars to enhance professional development and growth on a regular basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS/ABILITIES TO EFFECTIVELY PERFORM RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Represent Metro Urology, a division of Minnesota Urology P.A. in a professional manner related to appearance, communication and the maintenance of patient and company confidentiality.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to effectively incorporate the use of technology into day-to-day tasks (Outlook, Microsoft Office Suite, NextGen and UroChart).
  • Alpha and 10-key proficient
  • Ability to examine medical documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ability to prepare records in accordance with detailed instruction.
  • Ability to analyze work methods to effectively organize work, make improvements, and correct problems.
  • Ability to multi-task and switch gears based on workflows and situations requiring immediate action.
  • Remain up-to-date and knowledgeable of coding procedures as well as remains current with federal legislative changes that affect outcomes.
  • Knowledge of basic insurance policies, procedures and reimbursement practices

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING/LICENSURE:

  • Completion of one or more of the following:
  • CPC through AAPC
  • CCS though AHIMA
  • RHIT through AHIMA
  • RHIA through AHIMA
  • Minimum one year coding experience required. Prefer two or more years experience.
  • Previous independent specialty physician practice experience preferred.
  • Previous EMR experience required. Experience with UroChart and Next Gen Practice Management System preferred, not required.

Minnesota Urology P.A. is an equal opportunity employer.

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