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Specialty Coder Senior - Pain (On site)

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description Summary: *CHRISTUS Health System offers this Specialty Coder position as an on-site opportunity physically located at the practice, working alongside the providers and other team members for that location. Candidate must reside close to Jacksonville, Texas to be considered for this position.* Responsible for maintaining current and high-quality ICD-10-CM and CPT coding of all professional services, including inpatient and outpatient Evaluation & Management (E/M), and operative/surgical procedures in our busy Pain and Vascular clinic. Via assigned work queues, verifies all charges and code assignments are correct. Accurately assigns appropriate modifiers to CPT codes. Communicates regularly with providers regarding coding concerns, missing/incomplete documentation, and coding policy updates. Responsible for assigned coding denial work queues. Requirements: Minimum requirements: Completion of an AAPC or AHIMA approved Coding Certificate Program; High school diploma or GED Minimum 4 years of specialty physician E/M, pro-fee operative and procedural services coding in an acute care hospital and/or outpatient clinic setting Minimum 2 years coding experience in either Pain Management, Cardiovascular, or Vascular is required Minimum 1 year of professional billing, claim denials, appeals, and/or revenue cycle work Expert knowledge of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, and medical terminology Strong knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial payers coding/billing guidelines and compliance regulations, including medical policy restrictions (LCDs and NCDs) Exceptional written and verbal communication skills Strong analytical and research skills, with extreme attention to detail Proficient using multiple software applications, including: Excel and Word Ability to prioritize assignments to meet deadlines Ability to meet set productivity and quality standards Able to work collaboratively as part of a team EPIC experience preferred One of the following certifications is required: Certified Professional Coder (CPC) AAPC Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) AHIMA Certified Coding Associate (CCA) AHIMA One of the following certifications is a plus: Anesthesia and Pain Management (CANPC) AAPC Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (CCVTC) AAPC Interventional Radiology and Cardiovascular (CIRCC) - AAPC Work Type: Full Time

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Tyler , Specialty Coder Senior - Pain (On site), Other , Tyler, Texas

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