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Coding/Billing Specialist (FT)

Title: Coding/Billing Specialist

Department: Patient Financial Services

Status: Full-Time: 40 hours per week; Day shift. Hours may be adjusted in response to workload demands; Low census may be utilized in accordance with hospital policy.

Qualifications/background requirements:

  1. High School Diploma or Equivalency, required.
  2. One-Two years ICD 10 CM and CPT 4 (HCPCS) coding experience, preferred.
  3. Experience with medical billing/insurance processing, preferred.
  4. Procedure and diagnostic coding experience, preferred.
  5. Medical Terminology course, required.
  6. Anatomy and physiology course, preferred.
  7. Certification as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) through the AAPC or other approved certifying agency within 6 months of hire.
  8. Able to comprehend verbal and written instructions and procedures and accuracy in grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  9. Knowledge of/or ability to learn to use various office equipment including computer, internet, printers, software systems, and multi-line phone system.
  10. Ability to perform mathematical calculations including co-pays, spenddowns, and percentages.
  11. Influences the direction of the Patient Financial Services department by maintaining a positive perspective/attitude.
  12. Ability to maintain concentration despite interruptions, Capable of functioning under stressful situations.
  13. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and effective communication in dealing with customers and hospital personnel.
  14. Good sight and hearing skills required to handle inquiries and process claims.

Job summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Patient Financial Services, performs coding and abstracting of procedures and treatments associated with the Healthcare Practices. Performs quantitative and qualitative analysis of documentation according to licensing and accrediting agencies. Accepts responsibility for assigned insurance group or sector. Reviews patient account files to ensure accuracy and completeness, facilitates claims with multiple insurance companies; review, research and follows up on rejected claims for payment; determines appropriate billing of claims, monitors outstanding accounts; completes related forms, processes refunds for overpaid accounts, receives and answers billing-related inquiries from patients and/or other customers, and assists in the preparation of billing reports. Any special projects as assigned.

Send Resume/Application to: Carrie Krampits, Director of Human Resources (HR)

Date posting Effective: September 30, 2022.

Internal Applicants due: two days from posting date.
External Applicants due: seven days from posting date

Application for Employment

Applications and resumes are accepted at any time. Please fill out our application for employment form online or download the application.

Submit by Mail:

McKenzie Health System
120 Delaware Street
Sandusky, MI 48471

Submit by Fax: 810-648-0585

Submit by Email: ckrampits@mckenziehealth.org

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