Physician Services Coding Specialist II - New London, NH
As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions?Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
The primary purpose of the SPEC, PHYS SVC CODING II 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 SPEC, PHYS SVC CODING II must have the ability to utilize multiple websites to support code assignment be able to cite supporting documentation for coding compliance issues.A SPEC, PHYS SVC CODING II must possess intermediate knowledge on how 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
Others may be assigned.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Vocational or technical education beyond high school
Minimum of 1-2 years coding experience
CPC or CCS-P or equivalent certification or related, relevant experience
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, CTï¿½s/CTAï¿½s, MRIï¿½s, 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
Job: Conifer Health Solutions
Primary Location: Lebanon, New Hampshire
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005009265
About Conifer Health Solutions
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.