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Specialty Coder Senior - Remote

Company: Christus Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

*This position is remote for ourSpecialty GENERAL SURGERYdepartment.Summary:Responsible for maintaining current and high-quality ICD-10-CM and CPT coding of all daily Anesthesia services, charge review and claim edit work queues, reconciliation, and coding denials. Via assigned work queues, verifies all charges and code assignments are correct, including the correct application of modifiers. Responsible for resolving Anesthesia coding denials. Communicates regularly with providers regarding coding concerns, missing/incomplete documentation, and coding policy updates. The Specialty Coder will accurately abstract data into any and all appropriate CHRISTUS Health electronic medical records systems, verifying accurate patient dispositions and physician data, following the Official ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and AMA CPT Guidelines.Requirements:Minimum requirements: Completion of an AAPC General Surgery Coding Certificate Program (CGSC)High school diploma or GEDMinimum 2 years of General Surgery coding for a multi-specialty physician practice1 year of professional billing, claim denials, appeals, and/or revenue cycle work preferredExpert knowledge of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, and medical terminologyStrong 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 skillsStrong analytical and research skills, with extreme attention to detailProficient using multiple software applications, including: Excel, Word, and PowerPointAbility to prioritize assignments to meet deadlinesAbility to meet set productivity and quality standardsAble to work independently in a remote setting, as well as part of a teamEPIC and Meditech experience preferredWork Type:Full TimeReq. No89447Job TitleSpecialty Coder Senior - RemoteMarketCHRISTUS Trinity ClinicCategoryRevenue CycleFacilityCHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Woodgate IV BldgAddress1101 East SE Loop 323Tyler, TX 75701USTypeFULL TIME

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