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Medical Coder I - Cary Orthopedics

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Cary
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Performs technical and administrative work
reviewing, abstracting and assigning accepted medical CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10
codes for professional services. Duties are performed in compliance with third
party, state and federal regulations according to standardized procedures.
Employees report to an administrative superior but independently handle
assigned tasks.
1. Accurately assigns International Classification of Diseases 10-CM (ICD-10) diagnostic and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes with modifiers, and other applicable codes. Analyzes information for optimal and proper reimbursement, including coding denial resolution. Ensures compliance with all appropriate coding, billing and data collection regulations and procedures. Uses appropriate software to validate information.
2. Provides information to physicians and other health care staff regarding current coding practices and changes in 3rd party, state and federal regulations and guidelines.
3. Reviews, analyzes and abstracts provider documentation for diagnoses, procedures, ancillary testing, medications, laboratory and other services provided. Obtains missing information and/or clarifies existing documentation.
4. Independently manages high volumes of inventory within departmental standards.
5. Adheres to departmental quality and production standards.
6. Acquires continuing education via UNC Physicians approved programs and vendors.
7. Maintains requires professional certification.

Other InformationOther information:
Education Requirements:
* High School diploma or GED, Successful completion of the UNC HCS SS Rev Cycle Physician Coder Proficiency Test.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
* Must have one of the following: -AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) certification-AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) CCSP Certification-If AAPC certification other than CPC or CCSP, candidate will have up to 1 year to obtain CPC or CCSP certification
Professional Experience Requirements:
* 6 Months of professional work history
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job DetailsLegal Employer: GP2Entity: UNC Physician Group Practices
Organization Unit: CO Spine Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:CaryExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

CategoryMedical Records SpecialistsEducationHigh School or EquivalentExperience1 to 20+ yearsJob typeFull time

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Cary , Medical Coder I - Cary Orthopedics, Healthcare , Cary, North Carolina

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