Coding Specialist
Riverview Bldg - Spokane, WA

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About us:
Rockwood Clinic is the Inland Northwest’s prominent physician-directed multi-specialty group, and has been serving the area since 1930. With more than 30 specialties, 40 centers, and over 200 providers, Rockwood is committed to delivering the best integrated patient care available. Rockwood is the largest freestanding outpatient diagnostic and treatment center between Central Washington and Minneapolis.




Reviews, verifies coding accuracy, codes, abstracts, and coordinates erroneous coding. Requests medical records as needed to support coding and adhere to billing requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Include the following

. Other duties may be assigned.

Screens & coordinates corrections on pre-bills to ensure accurate coding

Assigns diagnostic codes for services/ treatment from health records

Serves as coding contact and resource for billing office and clinic employees

Codes denial logs and works with clinic to resolve denials

Requests medical records as needed for supporting documentation, billing requirements and claim resolution


Education and/or Experience Preferred:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS-P) certification required and 1 year experience coding with a strong knowledge of insurance billing and coding procedures including ICD9, CPT, AMA and Medicare coding guidelines; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to physicians, practice managers, clinic staff, and other employees of the organization. Ability to effectively communicate with insurance carrier staff and vendor staff.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have experience with general computer applications and practice management systems.


Business Office

Primary Location



Riverview Bldg

Working Location



Day Shift

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