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Medical u0026 Billing Coder - Medical Billing Specialist - 513283

Company: The University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Pay Grade/Pay Range:55 Hourly (non-exempt) - Minimum - $ 12.89 Midpoint - $ 17.96 Department/Organization:208411 - UMC Business Office Normal Work Schedule:Monday - Friday, Schedule Determined by Department, Some Nights and Weekends may be required at times. Job Summary:The Medical u0026Billing Coder is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of multi-specialty physician office visits, I/P and surgical hospital visits, and procedural coding in an academic environment. Review and correct charges submitted from the clinic and hospital electronic health record using CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10 and insurance payer standards. Responsible for accounts receivable follow-up on unpaid insurance claims, corrects denials and audit trails, and responds to patient statement inquiries. Additional Department Summary:The Coder performs daily review of unbilled reports to identify charges outstanding and follow up to ensure completion. The Coder also assists the supervisor with revising and monitoring codes to assure the codes are kept up to date according to accepted universal standards. The successful candidate also trends problems in billing and coding to provide feedback to the Director, Compliance Coordinator, Faculty, residents, other learners and clinical staff regarding proper documentation and coding services. Serves as a resource to clinical departments concerning coding issues. Required Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma and three (3) years of medical billing and/or coding experience; OR Associate's degree or medical coding certificate and one (1) year of medical billing and/or coding experience. Skills and Knowledge:Employees must possess the following performance skills: 1. Excellent organizational and effective written and verbal communication skill 2. Detailed oriented. 3. Excellent customer service skills, with respect, cultural awareness and sensitivity. 4. Ability to work independently and problem solving skills 5. Time management skills 6. Ability to maintain confidentiality absolutely required. Preferred Qualifications:Salary will commensurate with training and certification in medical coding. Preference will be given to certified coders and coders with ICD-10 training completed. Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Keywords: The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa , Medical u0026 Billing Coder - Medical Billing Specialist - 513283, Other , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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