Job: Certified Medical Coder

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Job Description

Tri-City Cardiology is widely known for its progressive and innovative approach to heart and vascular services. Our board certified cardiology physicians are experienced and skilled in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of coronary artery disease, heart valve abnormalities, heart arrhythmias, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol peripheral artery disease and stroke. We are currently hiring for a Certified Medical Coder in our Billing department.

Do you have advanced knowledge of medical billing and insurance CPT and ICD codes? If so, then we are looking for you!

This position contributes to the company mission by ensuring that all charges and payments are posted timely and by providing daily support to Accounts Receivable Representatives and all of the Billing Department. Position requires 3 or more years experience in a medical billing department. Candidates must be able to demonstrate knowledge of ICD and CPT codes, billing practices and policies/procedures. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  (include but not limited to)

  • Coding of all hospital and office procedures
  • Posts all charges accurately and timely (confirming correct spelling of all demographic information, correct diagnosis and procedure codes)
  • Posts all procedures accurately and timely (confirming correct spelling of all demographic information, correct diagnosis and procedure codes)
  • Applies all applicable unapplied payments
  • Uses multiple websites for obtaining reports
  • Must keep current for all changes in CPT & ICD coding
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining daily hospital rounding sheets
  • Responsible for creating new patient charts and insurance verifications
  • Stay current on individual insurance requirements for coding rationale, modifiers, and authorizations
  • Documents all steps taken to resolve issues
  • Interact and support all aspects of patient billing
  • Maintains CEU’s to keep certification current
  • Assist A/R team with coding rationale for denied claims
  • Provide physician education on E&M and coding guidelines, through quarterly meetings and audits
  • Maintain open communication between assigned physician/coder
  • Assists with Tier 3 calls as needed
  • Educates patient to Patient Portal
  • Responsible for capturing all unbilled charges through use of lacking reports to physicians
  • Demonstrates behavior that is professional and commensurate with the position in accordance with Tri-City’s Standards of Behavior
  • Utilizes AIDET/customer service standards 
  • Maintains a professional and courteous environment
  • Maintains strict patient and employee confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned

We offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes competitive salaries as well as:

  • Health, Dental & Vision coverage (1st of the month following 60 days of employment!)
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO (vacation, sick & personal time off)
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition & Rewards Programs with opportunities to earn gift cards and additional PTO!

Skills / Requirements

EDUCATION &/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Current Certification such as CPC or CCC highly preferred
  • Previous experience in ICD and CPT codes required
  • Previous experience in medical field preferred
  • Must be able to type at least 40 wpm

Locations

Tri-City Cardiology - Administration
6402 E Superstition Springs Blvd., Suite 224
Mesa, AZ 85206
Tri-City Cardiology - Baywood
6750 E. Baywood Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85206
Tri-City Cardiology - Dobson
1520 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
Tri-City Cardiology - Scottsdale
8765 E Bell Road, Suite 110
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Tri-City Cardiology - South Gilbert
3530 S Val Vista Drive Ste. 103
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Tri-City Cardiology- San Tan Valley
36543 N. Gantzel Rd. Bldg. 15, Ste. 101
San Tan Valley, AZ 85140
Tri-City Cardiology - Administration
Tri-City Cardiology - Baywood
Tri-City Cardiology - Dobson
Tri-City Cardiology - Scottsdale
Tri-City Cardiology - South Gilbert
Tri-City Cardiology- San Tan Valley

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