Job Description Summary: Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) with offices in Connecticut, Colorado and California, is one of the country's most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice-based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and healthcare. CHC is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient-centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. We deliver more than 500,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of CT, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute: the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA), and ConferMed.
The Coding and Billing Specialist position will support our providers and billing team by assisting with the selection of the most appropriate codes for Medical, Dental, and Behavioral Health claims and reviewing medical records for coding accuracy. Candidate must be dependable, a team player, having strong interpersonal and communication skills, attention to details, the ability to multi-task, as well as strong analytical skills while being self-driven to meet deadlines.
SIGNIFICANT JOB FUNCTIONS
Provide coding training and assistance to organization. Identify, compile and code patient data, using ICD-10 and CPT and other standard classification coding systems. Review data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations. Bill all visit types medical, dental and behavioral health daily in Centricity. Knows required set ups for each insurance type based on discipline. Assists with patient phone calls as needed Performs necessary rebilling or adjusting on accounts Cross trains within department to provide coverage when necessary Assists with special projects as needed.
A.S. Health Information Management Systems (preferred) or Business or related field, with 2+ years' experience in healthcare billing.
Must be AAPC or AHIMA certified; Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Outpatient Coding (COC)
Location: Middletown ION Building - Finance & Patient Accounts City: Middletown State: Connecticut