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Medical Biller/Coder - CCS-P or CMC Certification Required in Costa Mesa, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

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Job Description

Our client, a medical group based in Costa Mesa, is seeking a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist to join their team on a temp to hire basis!

As the organization grows, they are in the process of automating some of their bill procedures. During the first 3-6 months this position will require an extensive knowledge of medical billing, but as the position progresses will grow into a true coding role.

Given the nature of the work being perfromed, it is imperative that candidates have an active CCS-P or CMC certification through either AHIMA or AAPC.

As a Medical Biller/Coder, you will be responsible for:

  • Under close supervision, acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks. (Has little or no knowledge of the job.)
  • Works on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment. Has little or no role in decision-making. Errors can be made easily and quickly detected and result in only minor disruption to correct.
  • Contacts are primarily within the immediate work unit. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information requiring little explanation or interpretation.
  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work.
  • May refer to A2 and A3 for assistance with day-to-day problems that may arise.
  • Escalates issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.
  • Under general supervision, assign the appropriate diagnostic and/or procedural code(s) to patient health information documents.
  • Research and resolve general coding issues; communicating with cross-divisional teams and/or vendors as necessary.
  • Administer physician quality reporting initiative (PQRI) data to report quality measures; maximizing incentive payments at the time of billing.
  • Generate and distribute general reports for management review on a routine basis.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-divisional teams on diverse processes in the achievement of shared goals within established timelines.
  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.
Required Skills/Experience:

  • High School Diploma required
  • AAPC or AHIMA Certification
  • Great computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and email applications.
  • General knowledge of governmental rules and regulations as they affect billing and coding processes.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multitask concurrent priorities in an organized manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work cohesively within a team environment.
  • Possess a positive, enthusiastic and energetic attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels of management.

Please apply today with a copy of your resume for immediate consideration!