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Certified Coder Specialist II - Anesthesia

Certified Coder Specialist II - Anesthesia

Job ID 
2018-1787
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Metro Area 
Seattle, WA
Function 
Revenue Cycle Management
Employment Status 
Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

We are actively recruiting a Certified Coder to be based at our Seattle, Washington office located near the Swedish Hospital First Hill Campus . The ideal candidate for this position will be highly proficient in anesthesia coding with a solid understanding of the entire billing workflow. This position will perform all types of coding functions and will have the opportunity to assist in other areas of our medical billing department.

 

USAP – Washington is the largest majority physician owned anesthesia group in the Northwest consisting of over 90 physicians and 15 CRNA’s. We provide high quality anesthesia services to renowned Swedish Medical Center, as well as prominent outpatient surgery centers in the Seattle-Issaquah area. Patient safety and satisfaction are of utmost importance and this focus reinforces our positive relationships with our stakeholders. U.S. Anesthesia Partners – Washington is also part of U.S. Anesthesia Partners (USAP) which is the largest single-specialty anesthesia practice in the country with over 3,000 team members. 



 

Responsibilities

 

  • 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

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent.

CCS- P or CPC professional certification is required.

Minimum of three (3) years coding experience in a healthcare business office is preferred.

Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, ASA and HCPCS coding.

Background in Medical Terminology required.

 

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.

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