Patient Account Representative- Coder/Charge Entry- Yakima, WA

Employer: Community Health of Central Washington

Job Description:
Are you looking for a work family; an environment where you can make a difference in the lives of others? You have come to the right place! Community Health of Central Washington (CHCW) offers an opportunity to work in a culturally rich, diverse, and rewarding healthcare environment with exceptional health benefits, life insurance, PTO, paid holidays, retirement, and more!

CHCW’s Administration office is in search of a full-time Coder/Charge Entry Specialist to join our Patient Accounts team. The incumbent will capture and ensure that accurate claims are created and submitted to third party payers in accordance with timely filing deadlines. Hybrid work environment available after completion of training and initial probationary period.

Job Duties Include:
Coding Encounters:
• Reviews and codes encounters passed electronically from the EMR system to the practice management systems.
• Codes and verifies CPT/HCPCS coding based on the provider documentation.
• Codes ICD codes to the highest level of specificity based on the providers documentation.
• Adds ICD codes to capture Social Determents of Health.
• Adds Modifiers based on insurance carriers and standardized use of modifiers per AMA guidelines.

Posting Charges:
• Enters charges; according to organizational policies into the practice management system.
• Reviews itemized charges to verify accuracy and completeness of charges.
• Reports concerns of non-compliance or suspected non-compliance to the Patient Accounts Supervisor or Compliance and Risk Officer.

Other Duties:
• Registers new hospital patients in an accurate and timely manner into the practice management system.
• Performs duties in the least amount of time possible without compromising the quality of work.
• Assists co-workers as needed or when requested by supervisor.
• Supports patient account team and management.

• High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) required
• Two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Certification a plus but not required
• Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred

• Excellent health insurance (M/D/V)
• Life/AD&D/LTD
• 401k
• Paid holidays (9)

To apply, please submit an employment application and resume via our website. Our current job listings and full job descriptions may be found at

CHCW responds to community needs with innovation and collaboration to develop sustainable programs and services that drive health care equity. At CHCW we are committed to a workplace that is Helpful, Encouraging, Accountable, and Team Oriented.

Contact Person: Heather Derby
Phone: 509-573-6218
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: 17.76/hr

Posted on April 25, 2022

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