Medical Coder - Pasco, WA

Employer: Ideal Option

Job Description:
Ideal Option is becoming the premier outpatient addiction medicine practice throughout the United States. We focus on empowering individuals to live healthy lives through personalized medicine and education.

PURPOSE OF POSITION: As a medical coder, you will perform accurate coding and billing services within the billing department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following functions have been determined by Ideal Option to be essential to the successful performance of this position which includes but is not limited to:

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
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
Meets Ideal Option’s core values of efficiency and accuracy
Ensures weekly, monthly, and quarterly department goals are met
Represents Ideal Option professionally and with a positive attitude
Other projects and duties as assigned

• Effective communication skills verbal and written
• Maintains good work habits, attendance and punctuality
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to problem solve

Minimum Requirements:
• High School Diploma or GED
• At least one year experience with physician coding
• AAPC Credential: CPC or CPC-A
• A knowledge of chemical dependency and its effects on individuals, families, and communities is required
• Excellent proficiency with Microsoft product suite and Internet

Contact Person:
Location: Pasco, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on January 09, 2020
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