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Coder - Certified

Coder - Certified

Job ID 
2017-1754
Location 
US-TX-Dallas
Metro Area 
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Function 
Revenue Cycle Management
Employment Status 
Full-Time

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Overview

U.S. Anesthesia Partners (USAP) is the largest single-specialty anesthesia practice in the country with over 4,000 clinical providers and associates.  By joining our team you will participate in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment.  As an organization we are mission focused on delivering the highest quality in patient care and you will be directly supporting our talented clinical team.  We extend this same commitment to quality to our associates and supply tools and resources that will ensure we win in the healthcare marketplace and support of USAP.

 

We are proud of our inclusive people culture that supports our associates to perform at their best.  USAP is an equal opportunity employer.  Candidates with physician services or related health care experience is a plus. We offer a competitive benefits package. 

 

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY: The certified coder is a highly proficient employee with a solid understanding of the entire billing workflow. Performs all coding functions and assists other areas in the billing department as assigned by the manager.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):

  • Codes Anesthesia charge tickets.
  • Reviews CPT, ICD-9, ASA and HCPCS coding on charge tickets.
  • Reviews anesthesia records for supporting documentation for charge tickets.
  • Reviews medical records for supporting documentation for charge tickets.
  • May require sending back to the providers for additional information.
  • Review all incomplete or inaccurate charge tickets that are sent back from the billers for additional information and make necessary corrections.
  • Identify cosmetic and/or prepaid cases and ensure two tickets are created, one for insurance and one for patient responsibility.
  • Deliver coded charts to assigned box for delivery to billing department.
  • Assist Billing and AR Department as needed.      
  • Communicates issues and questions to management when appropriate.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

US Anesthesia Partners, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • CCS- P or CPC professional certification is required.
  • Minimum of three years coding experience in a healthcare business office is preferred.

 

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