Do you desire a rewarding role with a great organization?
Do you want a job that's not just a job?
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If so, we want to hear from you!
UT Physicians is committed to providing the best that medicine has to offer with quality care that incorporates the latest medical treatments and innovations and the most up-to-date technology.
With more than 1000 physicians certified in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties, UT Physicians is a prestigious organization located in the Houston Medical Center and surrounding areas providing multi-specialty care for the entire family. We help patients needing urgent, highly specialized or complex care and also provides high-quality, wellness-oriented primary care for routine illnesses, and maintenance of good health.
Our doctors are internationally recognized for leading-edge medical research and treatment. Many are among the Woodward-White Best Doctors in America. They are national leaders in research, education and clinical excellence.
Medical Coder - Neurology -- Medical Coder
Medical Coder ensures billable patient charge documents have been correctly coded using CPT4 and ICD9 codes to obtain optimum reimbursement. This individual assures insurance information and appropriate referrals have been completely and accurately obtained for multi-specialty pediatric surgery patients. In addition, this individual reviews, determines accuracy of and applies the correct coding conventions to patient charge encounters, procedural and surgical services, as defined through physician documentation, regulatory agencies and various third-party payers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Abstracts data from medical records/charts for compliant/accurate documentation per state and regulatory guidelines.
Assigns appropriate ICD-9-CM and CPT Codes to documentation pertaining to surgical procedures and Evaluation and Management charges for multi specialties.
Assists in providing education to physicians/non-physician practitioners/physician assistants/fellows/residents to ensure maximum reimbursement charge capture and proper documentation.
Monitors charges/reimbursements to optimize the collection process for all departmental charges.
Attends and participates in and/or leads coding-related educational activities and management meetings, as directed.
Stays abreast on coding procedures in order to utilize state of the art methods of accurate reimbursement.
Assures timely submission of charges.
Minimal entry of charges into departmental database.
3-5 years of billing and coding experience in medical office setting required
High school diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred.
Certified Professional Coder Certification through the American Academy of Professional Coder preferred but not required.
In exchange for your dedication you can expect a competitive salary, sincere appreciation for your work and a beautiful, "family-like" working environment unlike any other. We value our employees time and efforts. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.
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