Certified Professional Medical Coder in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/6/2021

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Job Description

Don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle!

Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to our top clients who are looking for experienced Medical Billing Clerk.

Our clients have immediate opportunities for Medical Billing Clerks; don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle - let us work for you! At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the healthcare industry - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If your background is in medical billing / collections, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

In this position, you will compile processes and maintain healthcare records of hospital and healthcare clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the healthcare system.

  • Certified Professional Medical Coders are responsible for reviewing and analyzing patient records and determining appropriate codes for anesthesia provider services, to ensure that our client receive appropriate payment for services rendered.

    Major Duties & Responsibilities

    • Assign ICD-10 codes according to the highest level of specificity through strict adherence to CMS regulations and guidelines.
    • Assign codes that reflect the highest charge value appropriate for the service provided.
    • Request medical records as needed for supporting documentation, billing requirements and claim resolution.
    • Screen and coordinate corrections on pre-bills to ensure accurate coding.
    • Work closely with Insurance Specialists to review coding guidelines regarding claim issues.
    • Respond to billing and coding questions from providers, staff and administrators.
    • Review all incomplete or inaccurate charge tickets that are sent back from Insurance Specialists for additional information. Make necessary corrections in a timely fashion.
    • Maintain CEU's required for certification by attending webinars, coding conferences, workshops and in-house training sessions.
    • Additional assignments and clerical support work as assigned by supervisor.

    Skills & Requirements

    • A minimum of 2 years of surgical coding experience. 4+years of coding experience strongly preferred. Experience in anesthesia coding, pain management coding and/or medical auditing a plus.
    • Certificate in Professional Coding (CPC) or higher certification.
    • ICD-10 certification.
    • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) a plus.
    • Superior customer service skills and the ability to decipher and manage complex medical records.
    • Must work well in a team environment.
    • Strong computer and data entry skills.
    • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized. Effective time-management skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments through to successful conclusion in a fast-paced environment are required for success in this role.