Coder I
Milwaukee, WI 
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Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Join our team who is committed to the delivery of the highest quality health care service.  We are seeking a full-time Coder I that is self-motivated, energetic, and a take charge individual.

Responsibilities:
  1. Review, abstract, and code clinical data such as diseases, operations, procedures, and therapies into computer system for billing and data collection within the established time frame. 
  2. Assigns appropriate ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS and modifiers to accurately report and support the need for each physician service.
  3. Identifies physician services provided, but not adequately documented in the medical record.  Advises coding auditor/educator or Manager of deficiencies.
  4. Codes and abstracts patient care records to provide information for insurance/billing and to establish accurate working indices.
  5. Perform void/re-enter of charges and changes to insurance as indicated by the medical record and insurance nuances.

Knowledge Base Requirements:
  1. Maintain insurance, authorization and incident-to knowledge for physician visits and procedures.
  2. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature, and seminars.  Implement this knowledge into Coding/Billing compliance.
  3. Keeps abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement requirements.  Brings identified concerns to supervisor or department manager for resolution.
  4. Ability to work with and maintain confidentiality and integrity of patient data.
  5. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association or American Academy of Professional Coders and adheres to official coding guidelines.

Qualifications:
  1. High school diploma or GED.
  2. Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience coding utilizing the ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS and modifier coding systems.
  3. Knowledge of electronic medical records systems.
  4. Demonstrate independent initiative, ability to budget time and organizational skills.
  5. Demonstrate attention to detail and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  6. Actively always demonstrates teamwork.
  7. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  8. Knowledge and/or experience in a health care setting a plus.
  9. Knowledge of third-party payer reimbursement policies and procedures a plus.
  10. Computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

 

Contact Information
No Phone Calls Please. Qualified applicants may apply online, send resume to Sue Raymond, Vice President of Human Resources, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, 1337 S. 16th St., Milwaukee, WI 53204 or fax to 414-672-0413. Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediately
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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