Mercy Health Coding Specialist in Paducah, Kentucky
Job ID: 4638665
Updated: November 10, 2016
Geographic Location: Kentucky
Location: Paducah, KY, United States
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Standard Hours: 40
This position is responsible for properly coding physician encounters; must be able to code from operative reports; assist research of coding denials.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
It is expected that all of the Principal Duties and Responsibilities identified below will be performed in a manner that reflects the values of the Catholic Healthcare Partners, which are: Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Compassion, Sacredness of Life and Service.
The Coding Specialist is responsible for the following:
- Coding claims directly from the operative report; specialty experience a plus.
- Researching and obtaining necessary information from provider/office.
- Assisting with research for denied claims.
Qualifications - Minimum
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
- High School diploma or GED required, associate degree preferred.
- Current CPC required.
- Minimum of 3 years Coding experience in an orthopedic or pain management setting.
- Knowledge of medical terminology; ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS; Epic system experience preferred.
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize needs in order to meet timelines.
- Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.
Shift and Job Schedule
Full-Time, 40 hours/week
Equal Employment Opportunity
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