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Coding and Specialist Reimbursement (Medical Coding SOM)

Company: Texas Tech University
Location: El Paso
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description

Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) and adheres to official coding guidelines and the Values Based Culture of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Reviews official medical records with physician/healthcare provider documentation and assigns appropriate codes for all physician/healthcare provider services from current editions of official coding sources. Ensures accurate, complete, and timely code assignments for all physician/healthcare provider services to include procedural, diagnosis, and supplies in all places of service.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with coding in an academic teaching setting for medical coding in medical multi-specialties
* Proficient knowledge of medical terminology
* Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) GE EMR and Cerner EMR systems
* Knowledge of GE Centricity application
* Skilled in CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS coding
* Experience with working and refiling claim denials
* Ability to use computerized systems and medical business programs, telephone and general office equipment
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
* Good communication skills to query physicians and other healthcare providers
* Bilingual in English and Spanish

Required Qualifications

* High school graduate or equivalency required. A combination of coding and reimbursement or medical billing experience, preferably in a physician group or health care institution to equal two years. Must include procedural and diagnosis coding, prefer experience in academic health care setting or
* High school graduate or equivalency required. Current coding certification from the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Certification to remain current during term of employment.

Keywords: Texas Tech University, El Paso , Coding and Specialist Reimbursement (Medical Coding SOM), Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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