Cedars-Sinai Ortho/ENT Coder Specialist II - Physician Billing in Torrance, California
The Orthopedic/ENT Coder
Specialist II in Physician Billing:
•Performs accurate and timely coding (CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10,
•Maintains familiarity with such issues as HCFA coding
regulations, Medicare rules, visits and procedures on the same day,
consultation vs. referral, surgeries, etc.
•Understands and implements coding guidelines for
multi-specialty surgical practices and/or complex surgical coding.
•Attends seminars and workshops, as applicable, for updates
on new CPT codes, coding rules and regulations.
•Elevates issues, as appropriate, to the Coding Supervisor
•Meets productivity and quality standards: 4 to 6 cases per
hour with a 95% accuracy rate for CPT and ICD-10 coding.
•Understands coding trends to include NCD, LCD, and CMS
•Identifies trends and issues with overall division and
individual physician coding practices and proposes solutions.
•Maintains confidentiality of patient care and business
matters. Maintains strict patient information confidentiality following HIPPA
rules and guidelines and reports any violations to management.
High school required.
Coder (CPC) required. Prefer COSC or CGSC.
•Three (3) years
minimum surgical coding experience in coding unit, preferably physician or
medical group in multi-specialty surgical practices, i.e., Cardiothoracic
Surgery, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Orthopedics, etc.
surgical coding experience and general surgery or ENT a plus.
knowledge of coding surgical procedures and applicable modifiers in
applies appropriate teaching physician guidelines to coding.
Windows based applications (i.e. Word, Excel and Outlook)
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