Medical Coder
Job Details
Experienced
Tukwila - Main Lab LLC - Tukwila, WA
Temporary Remote
Full Time
High School Diploma/GED
$19.78 - $30.64 Hourly
Undisclosed
Day
Undisclosed
Description

Position Summary

The active certified Medical Coder [AAPC CPC] is responsible for understanding, reviewing, and auditing pathology technical and professional codes used for reimbursement and diagnostic purposes.  This position will provide educational support for staff and pathologists.  The Certified Medical Coder will have experience in Healthcare Compliance, thorough knowledge of medical terminology, and understanding of medical insurers' coding and billing policies.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform daily, weekly and other periodic coding reviews/audits to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Identify areas of focus where additional coding education
  • Interact with outsourced billing company to assist in obtaining missing information
  • Provide coding services by coding charges for diagnosis and procedure coding and charge entry.
  • Provide coding services by coding charges for diagnosis and procedure coding and charge entry.
  • Addressing issues that arise
  • Continually reviewing policies and procedures for process improvement
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to perform multi-tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong computer skills in MS office and Windows applications
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and to maintain strict confidentiality

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • At least 2 years of auditing coding experience required
  • Coding certification (AAPC CPC) required
  • Auditing experience required
  • Pathology related experience preferred
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