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Medical Coding Specialist

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Bend, OR
  • $23.00 - $27.00 / Hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $23.00 - $27.00 / Hour

Website The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care

Description

The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care is seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Coding Specialist to join our team. The Coding Specialist will play a crucial role in ensuring accurate and compliant coding of medical records and billing documents. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, a deep understanding of medical coding principles and guidelines, and a commitment to maintaining confidentiality and integrity in all aspects of their work. The Coding Specialist will collaborate closely with healthcare providers, billing teams, and other stakeholders to optimize coding accuracy and efficiency. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery of high-quality healthcare services while advancing your career in medical coding. At The Center, we pride ourselves on having a culture of mutual respect, professionalism, and exceptional patient care. Bring your health care experience and come work for an organization with an outstanding reputation in Central Oregon.

Requirements

  • Review medical documentation and assign appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes according to established coding guidelines (ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS).
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of coded data to support timely and accurate claims submission.
  • Conduct regular audits of coded records to identify errors, discrepancies, or areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with healthcare providers and clinical staff to clarify documentation and resolve coding-related queries.
  • Stay current with changes in coding regulations, reimbursement policies, and industry trends to ensure compliance and optimize revenue cycle management.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of coding policies, procedures, and training programs.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to all relevant privacy and security regulations (e.g., HIPAA).
  • Participate in coding-related meetings, committees, and continuing education activities to enhance professional knowledge and skills.
  • Provide support and guidance to billing and revenue cycle teams regarding coding-related issues and queries.
  • Contribute to quality improvement initiatives aimed at enhancing coding accuracy, efficiency, and revenue integrity.

Qualifications:

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or equivalent certification required.
  • Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder (COSC) and Certified Ambulatory Surgery Center Coder (CASCC) certifications preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in medical coding in a healthcare setting.
  • Thorough understanding of ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS coding systems and guidelines.
  • Proficiency with electronic health record (EHR) systems and coding software applications, preferably Epic.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and adhering to ethical standards.
  • Knowledge of healthcare compliance regulations and reimbursement methodologies preferred.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account with employer contribution
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision benefit
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k) with profit share
  • Life insurance
  • Generous PTO
  • Education assistance program

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