Certified Coder

Lassen Medical Group Red Bluff, CA
Coding Specialist

Job Title: Coding Specialist

Department: Business Office

Immediate Supervisor Title: Business Office Manager

Job Supervisory Responsibilities: None

General Summary: A nonexempt position responsible for verifying, auditing, and managing billable services.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

* Coordinates with clinical staff to verify charge information for all patient appointments

* Audits information about procedures performed and diagnosis on charge.

* Audits providers quarterly for correct coding and optimal reimbursement

* Reports monthly on any visits with unassociated charges

* Reports quarterly on Bell Curves

Education: High school diploma/Certified Coder

Experience: Minimum of three years coding experience in a health care organization.

Other Requirements: None

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge:

* Knowledge of billing practices and clinic policies and procedures.

* Knowledge of coding and clinic operating policies.

* Knowledge of medical terminology

* Knowledge of health care insurance claim practices and compliance.

* Knowledge of computer systems, programs, and applications.

Skills:

* Proficient skills in computer programs.

* Skill in using a calculator.

Abilities:

* Ability to understand and interpret policies and regulations.

* Ability to read and interpret medical charts.

* Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness.

* Ability to communicate effectively and work with others.

Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment including computers, fax machines, copiers, printers, telephones, calculators, etc.

Work Environment: Position is in a well-lighted office environment. Occasional evening and weekend work.

Mental/Physical Requirements: Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment.

Position: Full time Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Lassen Medical Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you need assistance with the application process please contact Human Resources, Sarah Rilea, at 530-528-4414.