Coding Specialist

Job ID
2017-2280
Category
Billing and Coding
US-

About The Company

MedData, a MEDNAX (NYSE: MD) company, is a technology-enabled services organization that improves financial outcomes for hospitals by enhancing the patient experience and expanding their access to healthcare. The MedData managed services program includes a range of patient access and communications, revenue cycle management, and consulting and analytics solutions for healthcare systems, including billing, coding, patient balances, eligibility and enrollment, third party liability, and mobile apps.
                                                                             
At MedData, we take great pride in our company, in each other, and in our 30+ year history of accomplishments and success. This pride is reflected in our everyday approach to working together. Each team member understands the importance of being part of a company that values their individual contributions and strives to help them achieve their personal goals as they work together to achieve the broader corporate goals. We believe that every team member contributes directly to MedData’s growth and success, and we are constantly searching for new talented, passionate and enthusiastic people who will take pride in being an integral part of our culture.
 

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Coding Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate assignment of ICD-10 diagnosis codes and CPT procedure codes to medical charts.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assigns and enters data for appropriate insurance codes, ICD-10 and CPT codes

 

  1. Maintains a benchmark of 15 charts an hour for pro-fee coding and 10 an hour for facility coding

 

  1. Maintains quality assurance standard of 95% accuracy

 

  1. Coding must be performed consistently and within the time period(s) established by management

 

  1. Responsible for maintaining their certification CEU’s.

 

  1. Maintain confidentiality of patient chart, medical information and physician information including profiles and fees

 

  1. Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities.

 

  • Successful completion of CPT and ICD-10 coding class; Coding certification required.
  • Strong data entry skills; alpha and numeric
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail required
  • Ability to meet high volume production standards while maintaining accuracy standards
  • Ability to interact with tact and diplomacy with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and organizational levels
  • Demonstrated PC skills, i.e. proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritization skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the Employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The Employee is occasionally required to stand and walk and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

 

 

 

This job description is to serve as a guide but no way is it to be considered a comprehensive list of task, duties and responsibilities that will be required by the employee.

 

 

To join our team of 2,350 employees and growing, please visit apply directly to this posting.


MedData is an equal opportunity employer.

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