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Coding and Billing Specialist in Middletown, CT at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 1/17/2020

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Job Description

Established Connecticut health center is looking for a Coding & Billing Specialist to join their team. This role reports directly to the Coding/Billing Supervisor.
Experience in coding and billing a must, with a preference on coding strength as long as there is some light billing experience. Additional billing training is possible.
Must have CPC Certification.

The Coding and Billing Specialist position will support our providers and billing team by assisting with the selection of the most appropriate codes for Medical, Dental, and Behavioral Health claims and reviewing medical records for coding accuracy. Candidate must be dependable, a team player, having strong interpersonal and communication skills, attention to details, the ability to multi-task, as well as strong analytical skills while being self-driven to meet deadlines.

Provide coding training and assistance to organization. Identify, compile and code patient data, using ICD-10 and CPT and other standard classification coding systems. Review data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations. Bill all visit types medical, dental and behavioral health daily in Centricity. Knows required set ups for each insurance type based on discipline. Assists with patient phone calls as needed Performs necessary rebilling or adjusting on accounts Cross trains within department to provide coverage when necessary Assists with special projects as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 1 year experience in healthcare coding
  • Must have be AAPC / AHIMA certified; Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Outpatient Coding (COC)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years' experience in healthcare coding and billing
  • Associates degree in Health Information Management Systems, Business, or a related field