Employer: Columbia Valley Community Health
Columbia Valley Community Health (www.cvch.org) in Wenatchee, WA is growing! We have an excellent opportunity for a Coder at our Wenatchee location. The Coder’s primary job function is to certify accurate billing for professional services and hospital procedures. This is accomplished through review of clinical encounters, confirming correct use of diagnosis and procedural codes and application of appropriate modifiers and CCI edits. The Coder provides education to providers to ensure proper completion of the medical record. As part of the billing team, you’ll be a key contributor to our success.
We are located in the heart of Washington State where we enjoy abundant recreational opportunities, 300 days of sunshine and a family friendly environment with good schools and opportunities for the entire family to be involved in culture and arts.
Job Specific Competencies:
•Reviews clinical encounters presented via electronic lists to ensure proper submission of services prior to billing.
•Receives and reviews paper fee slips for hospital services and ensures proper coding of diagnosis and procedural codes.
•Utilizing approved methods, communicates incorrect application of procedure or diagnosis codes or incomplete medical documentation to providers.
•Meets on a regular basis with providers and clinical staff (for their assigned specialties) for the purpose of educating them on coding rule changes and/or coding trends and to answer coding questions.
•Is responsible to remain current with general billing guidelines, reimbursement rules and regulations.
This position offers:
•100% employer paid medical/dental/vision
•403(b) retirement with company matching
•15 days paid leave
•11 paid holidays
•Employer paid gym membership
•High School diploma or equivalent.
•AAPC Certification (American Academy of Professional Coders)-Required within 12 months of employment.
•Minimum 3 years coding experience in a healthcare setting. Strongly prefer knowledge of diagnosis and procedural coding, medical terminology and insurance billing guidelines, fluent with industry X12 and ANSI guidelines, proficient with claims adjustment reason and remark codes (CARC and RARC), FQHC certification or billing experience.
To learn more and apply, visit us at www.cvch.org and click on the Careers tab.
Location: Wenatchee, WA
Application Method: To learn more and apply, visit us at www.cvch.org and click on the Careers tab
Base Pay: DOQ