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Medical Coding Specialist I/II (Revenue Cycle - Department of Family Medicine & Community Health) - Administrative Services Building

University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation
Madison, WI 53703
  • Job Code
    8242

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We are seeking a Medical Coding Specialist I/II to:



  • Utilize available encoder, grouper software, and other coding resources to determine the appropriate ICD-10-CM, CPT, and/or HCPCS including specialty specific codes and Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes.

  • Maintain an understanding and apply knowledge of National Correct Coding Initiatives (NCCI), Local Coverage Documents and National Coverage Documents (LCD/NCD) directives, Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs), and Medicare Teaching Physician Guidelines, applying knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements and institutional guidelines to select appropriate codes and modifiers.

  • Resolve payer denials and respond to inquiries from revenue cycle teams, processing charge corrections as appropriate.

Education:



Minimum High School diploma or equivalent and a graduate of or currently enrolled in a Medical Coding Program.



Preferred High School diploma or equivalent and Medical Coding Education.



Work Experience:



Preferred One-year direct coding experience.



Licenses and Certifications:



Minimum Certification as Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist Physician-Based (CCS-P), or a Certified Coding Associate (CCA) within one year of hire.



Preferred Certification as Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), or Certified Coding Specialist Physician-Based (CCS-P), or a Certified Coding Associate (CCA).



Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:



  • Knowledge of coding concepts (Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), International Classification of Disease 10th Edition-Clinical Modification (ICD-10), Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT), and Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)).

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (i.e., Excel, Word).

  • Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Effective communication skills (written and oral).

Physical Requirements:



Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.



Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion



UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and ant-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.



Work Schedule:



Full time, 40 hours per week. Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM, flexible scheduling. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.



UW Health Administrative Facilities - UW Health has administrative locations throughout Madison and beyond where thousands of employees provide vital support to our clinical areas. These locations are home to departments such as Access Services, Compliance, Human Resources, Information Services, Patient Medical Records, Payroll and many others.



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Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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