CERTIFIED Orthopedic Coder/Biller

  • location: Frisco, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $40,000 - $50,000 per year
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Our client, a well established Orthopedic Practice, is seeking a Certified Medical Coder for their Frisco, Tx location. If you are looking for a full-time position in a dynamic, fast-paced organization with career growth opportunities, come grow with us.

**Candidates for this position must have their CPC Certification and have experience with an Orthopedic setting***

Job Summary:
Orthopedic Surgery Coding and Billing, Claims Follow Up, Surgery Estimation of Costs

Performs thorough medical records review to abstract medical information and code diagnoses and procedures utilizing ICD-10 and CPT coding classification systems and encoder to meet financial, third party and federal/state regulatory standards.

Duties:
Obtain office visits, operative reports, consultations and code correctly using ICD-10 and CPTs. Will estimate costs for surgeries and or procedures, based on current contracts. Communicate with patients, staff and hospital/surgery center personnel regarding costs.

Job Responsibilities:
- Reviews and interprets medical information, physician treatment plans, operative reports, consultations to determine appropriate ICD/CPT codes for diagnoses and procedures.
- Abstracts data elements to satisfy statistical requests by the hospital, health system, medical staff, etc. and enters all coded/abstracted information into the hospital information system.
- Acts as a mentor for others. Ensures efficient management of medical information and cash flow as it pertains to the unbilled coding report.
- Keeps informed of the changes/updates by attending appropriate training, reviewing coding, clinics and other resources and implements these updates in their daily work.
- Runs weekly and monthly billing/Accounts Receivable reports as requested by supervisor/director
- Assists with keeping, maintaining fee schedule
- Assists with "mapping" of procedures in electronic health record.

Working hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Skills:
Complexity of Work:
- Requires critical thinking and decisive judgement.
- Work with deadlines
- Capable of working independently or as a contributing team member when necessary. Must be able to work in a dynamic and ever changing environment and take appropriate action to accomplish the goals.
- Follows federal/state guidelines for coding and billing
- Ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills/Qualifications:
- Athena EHR knowledge/familiarity,
- Ability to Multitask and work at fast pace
- Verbal Communication,
- Organization,
- Scheduling,
- Professionalism,
- Customer Focus,
- Confidentiality,
- Medical Teamwork,
- HIPPA knowledge.

Salary
- $40,000-$50,000/year with bonus incentive based on experience.
- Full Medical, Vision and Dental.

Career Level Required: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Experience Required: 1+ to 2 Years
Education Required: Certification

Job type: Full Time

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