- High School Diploma or GED
- 2+ years of experience
Responsible for accurately coding, reviewing, and posting all charges from fee tickets, hospital cards, medical records, and operation notes. Responsible for verifying all charges have correct diagnosis to justify procedure. Responsible for making sure all procedures performed are billed out to insurance companies or patients within 48 hours of being performed in the office or nursing home and within 72 hours of being done in the hospital. Responsible for making sure all procedures are properly coded and modifiers used when medically necessary to justify procedure for payment. Ensures that all documentation is present before procedures are billed.
Accurately and efficiently fulfilling these duties has a major impact on appropriate reimbursement for procedures performed. Must keep abreast of scheduled workload at all times and be able to set priorities. Productivity is measured on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Accountability is measured through performance appraisals, quality of work, productivity, direct observation, and peer review.
Other duties include special projects, as assigned by department manager.