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Certified Coder - Phoenix (Biltmore)

Revenue Cycle Management

  • Posted: 23 April 2020
  • Full-time
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA

At American Vision Partners (AVP), we’re bringing the best together. Our company was created with the affiliation of Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, Southwestern Eye Center, and the M&M Eye Institute. Today we’re one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive ophthalmology practices with more than 45 eye care centers in Arizona and New Mexico - including 24 ambulatory surgical centers. At AVP we are committed to best in class patient care, being a pioneer in research and technology and most importantly, rewarding and recognizing our employees!

Certified Coder
Revenue Cycle Management - Phoenix-Biltmore Office

As a Certified Coder, you'll be responsible for the assignment of ICD-10 diagnoses and CPT procedure codes for physician professional services and ASC charges. 

Responsibilities:

  • Abstracts medical record documents to determine appropriate CPT procedure(s) and ICD-10 diagnosis
  • Reviews physician notes and charts for accuracy
  • Ensures coded services, provider charges and medical record documentation meet appropriate guidelines or standards
  • Carefully reviews and corrects any charges posted by clinic staff while ensuring all services are accounted for and billed
  • Identifies and optimizes revenue opportunities
  • Works closely with departments to optimize reimbursement, ensure charge capture, reduce late charges and provide feedback to providers
  • Follows the established industry standard and CMS coding guidelines to ensure proper billing of charges - includes CPT-4 and ICD codes as well as modifiers
  • Posts, produces and sends all charges for invoice vendors
  • Adheres closely to the department’s charge reconciliation process
  • Posts any related payments and/or adjustments for surgery charges posted
  • Makes changes to demographic information as necessary in order to produce a clean patient statement
  • Performs all other assigned duties

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Certified Processional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) required
  • 5+ years medical billing or coding experience
  • Experience in Ophthalmology is a plus
  • Active knowledge of CMS guidelines, contracted insurance guidelines and coding policies
  • Demonstrated computer literacy, math skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, reliable and able to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism 

Benefits & Perks:

Your health, happiness and your future matters! At AVP, we offer everything from medical and dental to significant eye care discounts, continuing education, 401(k), 9 paid holidays plus PTO, flexible work hours and much more!

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.