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Coder - Certified

Coder - Certified

Job ID 
2018-1980
Location 
US-NV-Las Vegas
Metro Area 
Las Vegas, NV
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. 

 

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

 

 

Responsibilities

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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, ASA and HCPCS coding.
  • Background in Medical Terminology required.
  • Background in Anatomy and Physiology preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of organization policies, procedures and systems.
  • Skill in computer applications including MS Word, MS Excel.
  • Skill in verbal and written communication.
  • Skill in gathering and reporting information.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff.
  • Must have a pleasant disposition and be a team player.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Must report to work consistently, on time, and for expected duration
  • Communicate well with the public
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

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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