Medical Records Coder
Jackson Surgical Assistants - Georgia

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Abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records
and assigns appropriate ICD-9 and CPT code to patient account using
established procedures

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Job Category: Administration

Required Education: CPC certification required. Some college preferred

Required Experience: Two (2) to four (4) years experience in medical coding, surgical first assisting billing experience preferred

Requirements

Education/Certification:
CPC certification required. Some college preferred

Experience

Required:
Two (2) to four (4) years experience in medical coding,
surgical first assisting billing experience preferred

Experience in healthcare industry accounts receivable

skills/abilities:
CPT and ICD-9 Coding

Effective team skills

Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of
personnel

Experience with computerized patient accounting systems

Responsibilities

Abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical
records and assigns appropriate ICD-9 and CPT code to patient
account using established procedures

Enters charge information into practice management system to
ensure correct and appropriate billing of patient accounts

Researches, corrects and resubmits edited, rejected or denied
claims according to established procedures

Interacts with physicians, physician office personnel, hospital
personnel, insurance company personnel and patients demonstrating
superior customer service

Maintains relationship with clients to ensure customer
satisfaction

Maximizes the use of available technology in order to improve
cash flow

Plans and coordinates special accounts receivable projects as
required

Proactively identifies reimbursement opportunities and issues
in all markets

Keeps up to date on current reimbursement issues and coding
techniques and procedures

Performs other duties as assigned

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