Reporting to the Assistant Director of Coding and Administrator, the Medical Coding Analyst is responsible for verifying, auditing, and revision of physician documentation and the assignment of the appropriate and applicable billings codes. The incumbent is responsible for understanding and following nationally accepted coding guidelines. Additionally, serving as a coding resource person, the incumbent will function as a coder for all physicians, administrators, and physician practice staff. The Medical Coding Analyst is responsible for researching, formulating, and communicating recommendations to all levels of staff. Furthermore, the incumbent is responsible for assisting senior management in identifying and analyzing options for efficiency in revenue maximization. The incumbent also assists with internal audits as it relates to duties and functions performed. Perform other duties as assigned.
***Please note that this position is an onsite coding position.***
Required Education and Experience:
National certification in Medical Coding (i.e. CPC) and at least two years experience in a medical practice. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated knowledge of medical billing and collection activity.
- Demonstrated understanding of GE/IDX automated billing system and third party reimbursement of professional services.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office.
- Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
- Bachelor’s Degree.
- Outpatient Pediatric clinic coding experience.