Medical Coder - Kennewick, WA - WFH Flexible

Employer: Ideal Option

Job Description:
Location: Kennewick, WA, Remote candidates will be considered provided you are located near an Ideal Option clinic.
Compensation: $16.00-$18.00 per hour DOE
Schedule: Monday-Friday; 40 hours per week

Ideal Option has been working on the front lines of the opioid epidemic since our first clinic opened in 2012. With more than 75 clinics across 10 states, we continuously strive to be the nation’s leading provider of low-barrier evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder. We are looking for a Medical Coder to join our growing team and help us in our vision to give back lives, reunite families, and heal communities that are suffering from the devastating effects of substance use disorder.

At Ideal Option, we offer our employees a competitive and comprehensive benefits program to recognize how important you are to the company. Current benefits include:

• Medical, vision, and dental
• Short-term and long-term disability options
• A 401K retirement program
• Paid time off and paid holidays

The Role:
As a Medical Coder, you play a key role in performing accurate coding and billing services within the billing department. Additional responsibilities include:
Reviews documentation and assigns appropriate ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes.
Assigns appropriate primary diagnosis after deciding what was chiefly responsible for the encounter.
Assigns appropriate modifiers according to guidelines. This includes and isn’t limited to deciding when the modifiers are appropriate to add onto CPT codes.
Finalizes the appropriate data for accounts. This includes but isn’t limited to assigning dates of service and physician names to appropriate procedures that were performed during the encounter and finalizing the account when completed.
Clarifies documentation or diagnosis by communicating with the physician. This includes but isn’t limited to:
Decides clarity needed and sends query to the physician.
Follows up after the physician answers the question and assign appropriate codes.
Maintains knowledge of current billing rules and trends for billing types assigned by attending seminars, workshops and watching webinars.
Ensures weekly, monthly, and quarterly department goals are met.
Our ideal candidate is:
professional with strong interpersonal skills and effective communication skills, verbal and written. You maintain good work habits and good attendance. You also can work independently and have great problem-solving skills.
Minimum Requirements to be considered:
High School Diploma or GED.
A minimum of one-year experience with physician coding.
AAPC Credential: CPC or CPC-A.
Proficiency with Microsoft product suite and Internet.

Contact Person:
Location: Kennewick, WA - WFH Flexible
Application Method:
Base Pay: 16-18/hr DOQ

Posted on September 03, 2020

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