Medical Coder - Experienced
|Location:||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Salary Range:||$14.46 to $23.14/hr |
|Benefits:||Strong benefit package including retirement and healthplan options|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Employer:||University of Utah|
|Description:||The University of Utah's Orthopedic Surgery Operations Department has a full-time opening for a certified, experienced medical coder.|
The Outpatient/Provider Coder Level 2 responsibilities include, but are not limited to abstracting, coding and interpreting outpatient clinic and provider services for professional and/or facility billing. The position uses coding knowledge to abstract and record data from medical records and provides support to areas related to documentation and coding.
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|Duties:||Reconciles clinic or provider visits and reports on missing, incomplete, or inconsistent documentation by contacting appropriate personnel. Reviews, abstracts and codes multiple/sub specialty services and assigns appropriate coding classification. Interacts with and provides feedback to providers and clinic managers on billing related issues. Interprets and applies basic regulatory guidelines to coding and reimbursement decisions. Assures adherence to department quality and productivity standards. Assists with other department coding needs as requested. Serves as a mentor for and assists in the training of Level 1 Coders.|
|Qualifications:||American Health Information Management Assn (AHIMA) or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) recognized such as: Certified Professional Coder (CPC)and 2 years coding, clinical, or billing experience OR equivalency of 3 years coding experience required.|
Basic knowledge of clinical documentation requirements related to regulatory and reimbursement rules and regulations, health insurance processing, proficiency with computer software such as Microsoft Word and Excel, and effective human relations and communication skills are also required.
Individuals qualifying for this position under the equivalency requirement, without certification, will be required to obtain an American Academy of Professiona Coders (AAPC) recognized certification within 6 months of hire.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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