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Billing Coding Specialist

Job Category: BILLING
Job Title: Billing Coding Specialist
Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT
Location: Williamsville, NY

 
Position Summary:
Responsible for inputting the appropriate code of various medical services so that timely payment is received for services rendered; ensuring assigned codes meet all federal, legal and insurance regulations so service payments are obtained in a timely fashion.
 
Essential Functions:
Professional, positive and caring attitude throughout entire patient encounter.Work with and assist a wide range of individuals in a variety of situations.Listening to and resolving patient questions, comments and concerns.Accurately identify and assign ICD-9 and/or ICD-10 and CPT codes for all completed exams.Discuss coding issues with staff as needed.Utilize Tools (including Med Fax and PACS System).Ensure correct drug pricing and invoicing.Ensure correct coding in place within organizational information system.Investigate and resolve outstanding coding issues.Cooperation and teamwork with rotating tasks within billing department.Review all Medicare updates and communicate with staff.Ability to communicate effectively with patients and their family members, team members, supervisors, managers and Radiologists.Establish and maintain good rapport and a positive attitude towards all other departments, patients and referring physicians.Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with patients and their family members, team members, supervisors, managers and Radiologists.Establish and maintain good rapport and a positive attitude towards all other departments, patients and referring physicians.All other temporary and/or permanent duties as assigned by Administrator or Manager.Maintain an organized and efficient work area.Attends all department meetings to stay abreast of department goals and policies.Adhere to and uphold all HIPAA and New York State regulations regarding patient privacy as well as standards of ethics set forth by Windsong Radiology Group.
 
Qualifications:
2 year business degree with 1 year experience in medical office; or High School diploma with 3 years’ experience in medical office.CPC Accreditation preferred.Strong knowledge of keyboarding, computers, business and/or office practices.Excellent customer service skills with ability to professionally communicate orally and in the written form.Basic lifting as required, not to exceed 25 pounds.Must be able to sit for extended periods of time with the ability to maintain concentration and attention to detail.Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and Saturdays as well as ability to work additional hours as needed.
 
Work Environment:
Position is in a well-lighted, fast-paced, clean medical office environment.
 
Physical Requirements:
Must possess the physical and mental abilities to perform the tasks normally associated with the essential job functions such as stationary, mobility, operating machinery, convey and exchange information.
 
Equipment:
Manual dexterity to operate standard office machines/equipment such as computers, printers, multi-line phones, photocopiers, fax systems and calculators. 
 
 
 
 
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