VCU Health System Medical Coder III in Richmond, Virginia
Medical Coder III
BUS OFF_Coding Svcs-Proce
1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Ste 275, Richmond, VA 23230
VCU Health System's Business Office - Coding Svcs-Proce is seeking a full time Medical Coder III to support Inpatient Provider Coding. This person translates provider documentation and/or reports and makes the determination as to the appropriate CPT and/or ICD-9/10 codes for billing of services rendered by physicians. Ensures compliance with all insurance guidelines and state and federal regulations regarding physicians' documentation of services. Enters charges into TES/PARS assuring that all services are coded and billed accurately, timely and ensures maximum reimbursement. Assists reimbursement personnel by providing information regarding resolution of payment denials.
"A great opportunity to work remotely, if approved by the appropriate channels"
Must live in Virginia
Analyzes and interprets patient medical records, encounter sheets and/or reports in order to assign and sequence appropriate codes upon review of the billing information, determines course of action and organizes and prioritizes work
Seeks advice and guidance from Manager, Physician or other content expert as needed
High School Diploma or equivalent
Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) by the American Academy of Procedural Coders
Certified Coding Specialist Physician-based (CCS-P) by the American Health Information Management Association or
Equivalent/comparable coding certification
Minimum of (3) years of third party medical billing and coding experience from a narrative/report format
Previous work experience using a personal computer and various billing/coding software applications
Previous work experience using a personal computer and various software applications, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), e-mail, etc.
Previous work experience in reimbursement practices and procedures
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.
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