Medical Coder / BillerPrint

Job Summary

Southwest Seattle Ambulatory Surgical Center, a division of Proliance Surgeons Inc., is seeking a full-time Medical Coder / Biller to join our team.

Job Description

Posted: 05/29/2018
Status: Full Time
Type: Administrative
City: Burien, WA

We are looking for a professional who either has a certification in medical coding or is studying and sitting for certification within 6 months of hire. We are looking for a medical coding professional who can jump in with both feet from day one. Our practice currently centers around orthopedic and ENT services. This position requires consistent communication with patients as well as insurance companies. The successful individual will be committed to accurate medical coding for outpatient surgical services that are rendered to each patient.

Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all legal requirements regarding coding procedures and practices
  • Conduct audits and coding reviews to ensure all documentation is accurate and precise
  • Assign and sequence all codes for services rendered
  • Communicate with insurance companies about coding errors and disputes
  • Submit statistical data for analysis and research by other departments
  • Contact patient and or family to inform of out of pocket expense
  • Submit for EOB
  • Contact physicians and other health care professionals with questions about treatments or diagnostic tests given to patients with regard to coding procedures

Qualifications and skills:

  • Current training as a medical coder/biller
  • Certification preferred prior to hire date
  • Excellent typing and 10-key speed and accuracy
  • Superior mathematical skills
  • Commitment to high level of customer service
  • Familiarity with ICD-10 codes and procedures
  • Working knowledge of medical jargon and anatomy preferred

Detailed Work Activities:

  • Ensure all claims are submitted with a goal of zero errors
  • Verifies completeness and accuracy of all claims prior to submission
  • Accurately post all insurance payments by line item
  • Timely follow up on insurance claim denials, exceptions or exclusions
  • Meet deadlines
  • Reading and interpreting insurance explanation of benefits
  • Utilize monthly aging accounts receivable reports to follow up on unpaid claims aged over 30 days
  • Make necessary arrangements for medical records requests, completion of additional information requests, etc. as requested by insurance companies
  • Respond to inquiries from insurance companies, patients and providers
  • Regularly meet with Account Manager to discuss and resolve reimbursement issues or billing obstacles
  • Regularly attend monthly staff meetings and continuing educational sessions as requested
  • Perform additional duties as requested by Supervisory or Management team

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please email your cover letter and resume through the form below or email to  s.lickar@proliancesurgeons.com.

 



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