Multispecialty Coder - Part-Time
SPi Healthcare - United States

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The primary purpose of the Coder – Level 2 is to code physician charges by assigning ICD-9, CPT-4 & HCPC codes from documentation. Intermediate knowledge of level 1 & 2 modifiers is required. A Coder – Level II must have the ability to utilize multiple websites to support code assignment be able to cite supporting documentation for coding compliance issues. A Coder – Level II must possess intermediate knowledge on how to problem-solve insurance rejections and denial issues. Coders are responsible for accurate and complete coding under Compliance Guidelines. Productivity and accuracy are measured via internal audits and must be maintained.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assign ICD-9, CPT-4 & HCPC codes from documentation

Problem-solve insurance rejections and denial issues

Uphold productivity standards / daily quota set by management

Maintain company accuracy rate of 95% in monthly internal audits

Effectively present coding issues to internal or external clients; deliver information in a one-on-one or small group format to peers

Meet deadlines and complete assignments before monthly closing dates

Maintain strictest confidentiality

Perform related work as required

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Vocational or technical education beyond high school

Minimum of 1-2 years recent professional services coding experience in a high volume coding environment, specifically experience coding multiple specialties including the following: Allergy, Gastroenterology, Urology, & Pain Management

CPC or CCS-P or equivalent certification

Demonstrate a good working knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy, and coding

Must possess knowledge of third party reimbursement regulations and billing practices

Possess moderate knowledge of level 1 & 2 modifiers

Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness

Ability to understand and follow compliance issues of moderate complexity

Detail oriented with the ability to identify and resolve problems

Must possess moderate knowledge of CCI edits and LCDs and be able to accurately apply regulation knowledge to coding situations

Radiology coders must be able to code the following modalities: level I, plus duplex and Doppler ultrasounds, CT’s/CTA’s, MRI’s, nuclear medicine, and basic IR procedures

Multi-specialty coders must possess correct coding E&M and at least 2 other specialties

Able to work TES (Transaction Editing System) edits of moderate complexity

Ability to communicate clearly and work effectively with co-workers

Ability to work as a team member in all activities

Conduct self in an ethical, honest, and professional manner

Demonstrate continued willingness to learn and grow

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel

HOURS:
Must be able to work Part-Time, Monday-Friday for 20+ hours a week.

Requires the ability to travel to Tinley Park, IL (a Chicago, IL suburb) for the first week of training. SPi Healthcare will pay for all the travel arrangements required. The work following the first week will continue remotely

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SPi Healthcare (formerly Springfield Service Corporation and Laguna Medical Systems) is the industry's leading integrated revenue cycle and...