Medical Coder

  • location: Overland Park, KS
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $24 - $27 per hour
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Medical Coder

Do you want to play a vital role in the connection between health care providers, patients, and insurance companies? Take that first step by applying to be a Medical Coder at a local kansas city company, today! The ideal candidate has previous experience evaluating medical data or experience in a related position.


Summary
An organization in the healthcare industry needs a Medical Coder to join their team. They are looking for a professional who either has a certification in medical coding or is studying to receive one in the near future. They offer in-house training, but are looking for a medical coding professional who can jump in with both feet from day one. The successful individual will be committed to accurate medical coding for inpatient and outpatient services, diagnostic tests and other medical services rendered to each patient.

Culture
The company is one that fosters an open door policy with all levels of management all the way up the chain of command. The leadership of the office is open to changes that will positively impact the company and care about their employees. In addition to offering great leadership, they also host monthly/quarterly employee luncheons and celebrate employee birthdays each month!

Management Style
This position reports to the Manager who is very laid back in his management approach. He cares about his employees and it is reflective in the open door policy he has. He challenges his employees on a daily basis for the purpose of expanding their skills through effectively asking questions.

Benefits
Company offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision and PTO.

Responsibilities:
--Oversee a small team of people in the billing department
--Performs initial charge review to determine appropriate ICD-9, ICD-10 and CPT codes to be used to report services to third party payers.
--Interprets progress notes, operative reports, discharge summaries, and charge documents to determine services provided and accurately assign CPT, ICD-10 and ICD-9 coding to these services.
--Enters appropriate data into a Billing System by selecting the appropriate codes, diagnosis, modifiers, and times of start and stop of the case, and Clinician information to complete the charge process.
--Responsible for reviewing patient logs and other report of clinical activity to ensure billing is captured for all patients.
--Monitors and follows up to ensure all services that can be billed are captured and coded for billing.
--Reviews all physician documentation to ensure compliance with third party and regulatory guidelines.
--Works in conjunction with the Reimbursement staff to answer all inquiries regarding coding and billing for physicians' services.
--Actively participates in problem identification and resolution and coordinates resolutions between appropriate parties.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
--Ability to gather and interpret clinical data
--Good interpersonal skills and a basic understanding of team management concepts.
--Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.

Education:
OTH

Experience:
Experienced

Qualifications:
--High school diploma or equivalent is required.
--Certified Professional Coder with a minimum of two years' experience with CPT/ICD-9/ICD-10 coding of physician services preferred.
--At least 3-5 years experience as a medical coder
--Good working knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy required.
--Knowledge of current third party billing and collection regulatory guidelines and requirements.


If you or someone you know is interested in this position, please call us at 913-491-0944 for more information. Also, I am available via email for additional questions at lindsay.bryant@randstadusa.com. In person and Virtual interviews will be offered to qualified candidates. We look forward to reviewing your application!

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