Ascension Health Coder Biller in Tawas City, Michigan

We Are Hiring

Coder Biller - SJ Huron Family Medicine - FT Days 72 Hours Bi-Weekly- St Joseph Health System - Tawas City,MI

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Joseph Health System-MI, you will have the opportunity to audit billed charges for accuracy and assist with resolving billing disputes.

You will:

  • Conduct audits of charges as compared to medical record documentation.

  • Assist with responding to patients' inquiries concerning the accuracy of billed charges and charge descriptions.

  • Assist with resolving third-party payor inquiries and billing disputes.

  • Provide summary reports and analysis to hospital staff and management as required.

  • Registering and processing patient orders. Abstracts pertinent information from patient records. Assigns ICD-9 CM, CPT or HCPCS codes. Queries physician when code assignments are not straight forward or documentation on patient order is inadequate, ambiguous or unclear for coding purposes.

  • Work closely with Physician offices in reviewing charts to obtain appropriate diagnosis. Audits provider documentation monthly.

  • Keep abreast of and complies with coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements. Alerts clinic staff of carrier specific billing/coding changes.

  • Obtain goals with monthly A/R days by generating clean claims.

  • The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification; it is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or qualifications for people so classified, and it is not intended to limit or modify in any way, the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • CertifiedProfessionalCoder.

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • Specialized training in medical terminology and coding preferred and Two (2) years of coding and billing experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Employment decisions involving associates of St. Joseph Health System (SJHS) such as hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer, selection for training, recruitment, separation, layoff, termination, salaries, benefits or other forms of compensation, will be made on the basis of individual merit, skill and qualification. Consequently, in making employment decisions, SJHS will consider factors such as education, training, skills developed, prior job experience, prior job performance, attitude, ability to work with others, leadership and potential for growth in the job.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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