Job Description Job Summary: Under the direction of the Office Coordinator/Manager, performs the duties of correctly coding each patient encounter with the physician and/or physician extenders, using the current CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS code books, while also making sure to code properly HCFA’s regulations for Medicare. Collects copays, deductibles, and is continually aware of insurance policies along with the company billing policies. Adheres to policies on correct billing/coding, compliance and all relevant related issues. Performs all front office functions needed to smoothly transition a patient through his/her visit. Job Requirements Licensure: None Required
Experience: Two to three year’s experience with office operations and billing/coding to include use of a personal Medical-based computer system. Strong background in Medicare, Medicaid and Managed Care plans.
Education: Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED); relevant course work, training for billing and A/R management.
Demonstrates good use of the English language, verbal and written.
Requires an understanding of the patient accounting process with a dedication to detail, organization, and quality in work and time management.
Has a strong knowledge of billing/collection, third party billing, and coding procedures.
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of the Medical-based computer system.