The Coding Specialist is responsible for the review and resolution of all coding related prebilling edits and/or rejections to ensure prompt and accurate reimbursement. This position initiates medical record review and recommends proper action. This position communicates with department clinical and billing staff regarding missing or unclear documentation. In addition to maintaining standard productivity levels, the coding specialist works closely with the Director of Coding and Billing Optimization on assigned tasks.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification is required.
Knowledge of CPT and ICD-I0 coding
Experience in providing feedback to physicians regarding how to improve clinical documentation in office and operative reports Experience in managing appeals with insurance companies
Surgical sub-specialty preferred knowledge of EPIC
Specialty in Neurosurgery
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