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Coder 2-Cardiology

Company: Loma Linda University Health
Location: Loma Linda
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Coder 2-Cardiology Loma Linda, California- Cardiology-Billing - (Full-Time, Day Shift) -Our mission is to participate in Jesus Christ's ministry, bringing health, healing, and wholeness to humanity by: Creating a supportive faculty practice framework that allows Loma Linda University School of Medicine physicians and surgeons to educate, conduct research, and deliver quality health care with optimum efficiency, deploying a motivated and competent workforce trained in customer service and whole person care principles and providing safe, seamless and satisfying health care encounters for patients while upholding the highest standards of fiscal integrity and clinical ethics. Our core values are compassion, integrity, humility, excellence, justice, teamwork and wholeness.Coder 2-Cardiology verifies diagnosis codes and sequence principal and secondary procedures based on documentation. Assigns appropriate modifiers based on payor type. Follows coding initiative (CCI) guidelines for optimal reimbursement. Acts as a resource for the Cardiology group physicians and FPBO, answering coding questions. Identifies authorization needs to support billing on unplanned in-patient or observation admissions. Assists in requesting stat authorizations as necessary. Performs insurance eligibility checks on various systems and websites. Serves as liaison between LLU Cardiology and our satellite facilities to gather and confirm all charges are captured, verifies accuracy and tracks outstanding charges. Ensures that required billing relating information is gathered for claims submission. Assists in processing of Cardio charge review work queues. Acts as Team Lead in absence of Billing Manager. Performs other duties as needed.High School Diploma or GED required. Minimum four years of experience in medical billing for all insurance types required. Minimum three years of experience with coding required. Minimum one year of experience with ICD9/ICD10 and CPT4 coding systems required. Minimum one year of experience on EPIC system preferred.Certified Professional Biller (CPB) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required. Must maintain current certification.Current working knowledge of billing, auditing, or collections for all payer types. Must have current working knowledge of modern office practices and working knowledge of all insurance types and their guidelines. Able to keyboard 40 wpm. Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Operate/troubleshoot basic office equipment required for the position. Thinks intelligently, capable of making logical decisions and comprehends verbal and written instructions. Requires ability to function well in a multi-tasking environment. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; collaborate and accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; work independently with minimal supervision. Able to distinguish colors as necessary; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, and identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the workplace; see adequately to read computer screens, and written documents necessary to the position.Additional Information

  • Organization: Loma Linda Univ Health Care
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job

Keywords: Loma Linda University Health, Fontana , Coder 2-Cardiology, Other , Loma Linda, California

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