Medical Coder Outpatient Non-Certified

By | October 8, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Medical Coder Outpatient Non-Certified

Salary : $53700 per year

Company : Michigan Medicine

Location : Remote US

Educational requirements : High School

Job Summary

The Department of Pathology is seeking an experienced individual to perform coding and billing related functions. This will require analysis evaluation and an in-depth understanding of medical terminology. Must be able to adapt procedures processes and techniques to accomplish the requirements of the position. Duties and tasks involve variety and complexity. May serve as a resource to others in the resolution of problems and issues. Works under general supervision.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients populations and communities through excellence in education patient care community service research and technology development and through leadership activities in Michigan nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Responsibilities*

Daily input of hospital charges for surgical cases. Validation of CPT codes and assign proper ICD-10 diagnosis coding of pathology charges. Register patients to enable the billing to be completed for M-lab Clients and outside consults. Accurately assigning proper insurances used through our current billing/registration system. Respond effectively and timely to both external and internal customers regarding e-mails and phone calls. Requires professional written responses problem-solving skills and good communication skills. May be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description as needed.

Required Qualifications*

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

High School diploma and 5 years of experience working with coding billing and patient registration. Knowledge of medical terminology ICD-10 CPT coding and EMR. Must be able to multi-task and be detailed oriented. Must be able to communicate effectively with others in a friendly and helpful manner.

Desired Qualifications*

CPC or RHIT Certification

Previous experience in Pathology coding.

Michart – Epic knowledge

Familiarity with computers and Excel is helpful.

Additional Information

This position is remote work. The employee is responsible for providing the necessary network access and facilities for offsite work.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates including new or additional faculty and staff appointments as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations including one booster when eligible are required for all University of Michigan students faculty and staff across all campuses including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely and temporary workers. More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

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