Providence Health & Services Coding Specialist in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Coding Specialist to Providence Medical Group in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

*Telecommute option available

In this position you will:

  • Code Orthopedic and Surgery charts using CPT and ICD-10

  • Coordinate changes in insurance regulations and assist with regular in-services to providers, clinical staff and business office. Update providers, clinical staff and business office staff on correct CPT, HCPC, and ICD-9 coding.

  • Investigate codes for insurance companies and provide them with the information necessary to determine more appropriate reimbursement levels.

  • Assist in keeping all charge tickets up-to-date with current CPT and ICD-9 codes.

  • Meet periodically with provider specialty groups to discuss any changes in coding or reimbursement, and provide ongoing education. Act as a resource to physicians, clinical staff and business office staff regarding questions.

  • Analyze monthly reimbursement reports for trends. Trouble shoot with business office staff for alternative billing options and effective reimbursement strategies.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights. Maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, or other sensitive materials and information in printed, electronic or verbal form, which may jeopardize the privacy of patients and/or employees. Access and use the minimum necessary patient identifiable information to perform job responsibilities and duties and only for authorized purposes.

  • Utilize your knowledge of agency billing and reimbursement regulations for KCMBS, DSHS, Medicare, HMO’s and PPO’s.

  • Be required to work with medical terminology, CPT, ICD-9 and HCPC coding.

  • Extensive knowledge of E&M requirements for chart auditing.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Current Basic Life Saving (BLS) certification required within 90 days of hire.

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC credential) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or holds at least one of the following coding credentials from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and/or American Health and Information Management Association (AHIMA):

  • Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA)

  • Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT)

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA)

  • Certified Coding Specialist – Physician Based (CCS-P)

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

  • Certified Professional Coder – Outpatient Hospital (CPC-H)

  • Certified Professional Coder – Payer (CPC-P)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates degree or higher, Field of Study: Business or Finance

  • CPC highly preferred

  • Orthopedic coding experience highly preferred

About the clinic you will serve.

Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve eastern Washington in clinic locations. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Coding

Location: Washington-Spokane

Other Location(s): Washington-Renton, California-Mission Hills, Oregon-Portland, California-Burbank, Montana-Missoula, Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 142059