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Medical Coder

Company: Oregon Urology Institute
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Oregon Urology Institute has a full time Coder position available.This is a full time 40 hour per week benefited positionCompleted COVID vaccination is required.Under general supervision, evaluates medical records and charge tickets to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with the Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) and CPT manual coding. Provides technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and staff, reviewing and correcting denied claims and performs related duties as required.Typical Physical Demands:requires sitting for prolonged periods of time and some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary for the operation of basic office equipment such as a computer, calculate, copier and telephone. May be required to lift up to 25 lbs. Requires the ability to work quickly and accurately under stress.Typical Working Conditions:Work is performed in an office environment. Involves contact with patients and internal staff.Example of Duties:(This may not include all of the duties assigned).

  • Evaluates medical record documentation and charge ticket coding and complies with legal standards and guidelines
  • Provides technical guidance to physicians and other departmental staff in identifying and resolving issues or errors, such as incomplete or missing records and documentation, educates and advises staff on proper code selection, documentation, procedures, and requirements, identifies training needs.
  • Answers incoming business office calls.
  • Interacting with patient in person and on telephone regarding their accounts.
  • Review and process denied claims
  • Send appeal letters to insurance carriers as needed.
  • Assist with accounts receivables follow up.
  • Keep current with all insurance company policy changes.
  • Cross-train on other department duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Experience and Skills:Performance Requirements: Knowledge of ICD-10-CM and CPT coding guidelines; medical terminology, English grammar and usage. Ability to research and analyze data and resolve issues. Confidentiality, knowledge of OUI financial policies, medical office experience.

Keywords: Oregon Urology Institute, Springfield , Medical Coder, Healthcare , Springfield, Oregon

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