Seeking Medical Records Technician (Coder)
11.25 Per Hour
Monday thru Friday 8AM to 5PM
Paid Weekly/40 HRS Weekly
* Must pass background check and drug test prior to employment, and randomly throughout employment.
This class reviews patient medical records and assesses code assignment of medical treatment.
Examples of Duties
Reviews records and translates information, utilizing appropriate medical coding, on to appropriate medical claim forms.
Audits trip tickets for accuracy of patient information and charges; inputs billing information into applicable database.
Cross-references and maintains daily paperwork against master logs to ensure ambulance trips are properly accounted for.
Refers to and complies with applicable Medicare guidelines and federal and State insurance billing rules to obtain information on base rates, medical necessity, and physical certification statements.
Extracts and transfers records from master database into applicable billing database.
Identifies incomplete or deficient information contained on medical records and/or physician statements and returns to appropriate individuals and/or facilities for correction.
Creates and processes the billing of facility accounts.
Analyzes record requests received from hospitals and Federal or State intermediaries.
Reviews and updates medical codes and HCPC codes and makes appropriate additions and/or deletions to database to ensure information is current and accurate
Contribute to process improvement recommendations for assigned duties.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require):
Associate Degree or two-year technical certificate and up to one year of experience in insurance records management or billing; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Licensing Requirements (positions in this class typically require):
Licensing Requirements: ·
Possess , or obtain within one year of employment in a position of this class, certification from the National Academy of Ambulance Coding as an Ambulance Coder.
Knowledge of: ·
Medical terminology;· I
ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes;·
Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes.
Skills (position requirements at entry):
Skill in: ·
Analyzing medical records and physician statements for completeness and accuracy;·
Translating information from medical records into appropriate ICD-9-CM codes;·
Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;·
Using a computer and related software applications;·
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Positions in this class typically require: fingering, grasping, talking, seeing and repetitive motions.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $11.25 /hour
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
Salary: $11.25 /year
- Medical Coding: 1 year (Preferred)