Coder / Account Representative
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|Coder / Account Representative||Primary Care/ GL OB/GYN|
This specialist is responsible for accurate coding of all outpatient and inpatient (if applicable) services, working from the appropriate documentation in the medical record of the patient. Classification systems for code assignment include ICD and CPT as well as other specialty systems as required by diagnostic and procedural category. Also, performs billing, collections, and other misc. functions for the physician practices from the designated GLPP offices. Specialist must be aware of and compliant with current billing and payment rules and legislative regulations that impact the physician’s billing and collections process. Processes high volumes of information, initiates and develops positive working relationships with clients and customers, receives, reviews and assures accurate reimbursement, generates correspondence, medical claims, spreadsheets. Must be able to work independently and make decisions relative to individual work activities. Works administrative, clinical and clerical duties affecting the operational flow. All work is carried out in accordance with the Work Areas approved policies and procedures
Associates degree in accounting, business administration or equivalent or High school graduate with a minimum of two years working in a physician billing office environment with coding knowledge. The specialist must have training in medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
The specialist preferably possesses a CCA-Certified Coding Associate or CCS-P Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based
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