Kent General Hospital Medical Billing/Coder, Certified (Patient Finance) in Dover, Delaware

Medical Billing/Coder, Certified (Patient Finance)

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Department

Patient Financial Services

Schedule

Full time 80 (Two week Payperiod)

Shift

Days

Salary

Pay Grade 100 (Minimum hourly rate $18.32/hr)

Job Details

High School/GED

The Medical Billing/Coder (Certified) generates and submits hospital claims to third party payers and government agencies. Responsible for billing related functions for Bayhealth claims, whether electronic or hardcopy; in compliance with established ANSI standards. Serve as departmental resource for coding questions/concerns. Research and resolve Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) and Medical Unlikely claim edits. Interact directly with clinical departments explaining coding and/or other concerns to facilitate claim error resolution. Identifies trends and education opportunities related to coding and communicates those to management. Provide recommendations to improve coding and/or documentation to facilitate more accurate coding.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum

Preferred

Education:

High School diploma or GED

Experience:

Three years hospital billing or collection experience.

Four years hospital billing or collection experience

Computer/Software Knowledge:

Experience with medical billing and claims editing systems.

Experience with McKesson STAR system. Experience with xClaim.

Licensure/Certification

CPC Coding Certification

Special Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

• Knowledge of medical billing and collections.

• Experience with UB04 & HCFA1500 claim forms.

· Strong background in medical terminology

· Ability to communicate effectively with others

· Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.