Coder x2

Location: Chicago Region
Category: Healthcare
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Contact: rachel.tracy@addisongroup.com

Medical Coder

Job Responsibilities

  • Medical Coder is responsible for performing outpatient and/or inpatient medical coding and billing functions
  • Review medical record documentation and medical claims to ensure the complete coding of all relevant procedures, diagnoses, and modifiers
  • Medical Coder must code and abstract Evaluation and Management (E&M) visits, diagnoses and procedures according to the current International Classification of Disease, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM) and Physician's Current Procedural Terminology, current edition (CPT/HCPCS) rules and principles and coding guidelines
  • Medical Coder is responsible for resolution of any issues or questions with physicians, patients, billing departments and third party payers
  • Medical Coder uses Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel/Outlook/Power Point), medical/EMR software, payer portals, and type 40+WPM


Requirements
  • Medical Coder must have 1+ years performing medical coding for multispecialty physician and hospital services
  • Medical Coder needs certification in one or more of the following through AAPC or AHIMA: Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist - Physician (CCS-P), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
  • Medical Coder must have knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 Coding
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of medical terminology and anatomy and physiology
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel/Outlook/Power Point), payer portals, & electronic medical records (EMR) software
  • Ability to type 40+WPM required (alphanumeric & 10-key typing)


Why choose Addison Healthcare?
  • Pay: We negotiate high salaries for you using the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and you are eligible for bonuses
  • Benefits: You are eligible for medical, dental, vision insurance benefits AND 401K match
  • Permanent Employment: The majority of Addison Healthcare job openings lead to potential permanent employment
  • Connections: You are connected directly with hiring managers from hospitals, physician groups, and healthcare consulting companies
  • Professional Development: You are provided hiring process advice, resume revision, and employment term negotiation
  • Urgency: Your level of urgency to find your next career matches our level of urgency


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