Medical Coding Specialist- Cook Inc.
Cook Medical - Bloomington, IN

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Medical Product Manufacturing
Since 1963, Cook Group companies have been among the leaders in developing healthcare devices that have improved lives around the world. COOK remains at the forefront of medical research and worldwide sales of products for endovascular therapy, critical care medicine, general surgery, diagnostic and interventional procedures, bioengineered tissue replacement and regeneration, gastroenterology and endoscopy procedures, urology, and obstetrics and gynecology. COOK is a global company with a global focus - and a global future.

Primary Function

The Medical Coding Specialist assists Cook’s reimbursement team in identifying and researching coding and reimbursement issues, as well as identifying correct coding and reimbursement levels for procedures in which Cook devices are used. The Medical Coding Specialist also provides support and training to the Sales and Marketing teams in addressing coding and reimbursement issues.

Essential Job Functions/ Duties
• Uses available resources (AMA, consultants, professional society coding
hotlines, etc.) to identify the correct coding (CPT, ICD-9, APC, HCPCS,
etc.) for procedures in which Cook devices are used

• Provides support to Cook customers when coding and reimbursement
questions arise in regard to the use of Cook devices

• Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others
throughout various levels of the global organization to achieve company
goals

• Must strictly adhere to safety requirements

• Maintain regular and punctual attendance

• Must maintain company quality and quantity standards

• Must have effective oral and written communications throughout various
levels of the global organization

• Excellent problem solving skills and ability to work in collaborative and
independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision

• Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations Minimum Work Experience/ Educational Requirements

• Associates Degree preferred, or experience of such kind and amount as
to provide a comparable background

• Knowledge of U.S. healthcare provider payment systems (physician,
in-patient/out-patient hospital, ambulatory surgery system, etc.), with
emphasis on Medicare payment systems

• Ability to search Medicare’s national and local coverage policy
databases, along with commercial insurance medical policy databases

• Knowledge of coding systems in the U.S. healthcare payment systems:
CPT, HCPCS Level II, DRG, ICD-9 & ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure
codes, APC, pass-through codes, etc.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to perform basic internet searches

Physical Requrimetns/ Work Environment:

• Works under general office environmental conditions.
• Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with
computers, et

Our Benefits
• Base Salary
• Teamwork bonus
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Profit sharing
• Medical, dental, and vision
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Flexible spending account
• Educational assistance/reimbursement
Cook is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Belonging to the Cook Medical division of the Cook Group, Cook Incorporated makes thousands of medical devices and related items. Its...