The Certified Procedural Coding Specialist will be responsible for the collecting and coding of all clinic and other facility charges according to all Federal, State and Commercial guidelines. This person will also retrieve charges as needed, checking for proper documentation for physicians in a teaching facility. Coder will review charts for all billable charges and proper ICD-10 CM and CPT coding and work with billing staff on claims denied due to coding errors.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary offered commensurate to experience.
CODING, EDUCATION, AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
A high school diploma or GED equivalent with some Coding education - CPC curriculum
courses in, but not limited to, Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Coding Concepts and Insurance Rules and Regulations required.
Two (2) years of experience in coding, with CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS coding required. HRIA or HRIT acceptable. Current Certified Professional Coder or other equivalent certification through AAPC or AHIMA.
Maintain ICD-10-CM, HCPCS, and CPT skills necessary for accurate coding. Maintain knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare and other TPL regulations/requirements as they relate to assessing charges in an academic practice.
Associates degree in health information management or related field and four (4) years of experience in coding/compliance in a busy clinic or hospital.