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Coder

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

Inpatient Medical Coder

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Medical Coders perform outpatient and inpatient medical coding and billing functions as directed
  • Medical Coders review medical record documentation and claims to ensure complete coding of procedures, diagnoses, and modifiers
  • Medical Coders abstract and code Evaluation and Management (E&M) visits, diagnoses, and procedures according to International Classification of Disease, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM) and Physician's Current Procedural Terminology, current edition (CPT/HCPCS) coding guidelines
  • Medical Coders resolve of issues and questions with physicians, patients, billing departments, and third party payers
  • Medical Coder uses Microsoft Office Word/Excel/Outlook, medical/EMR software, payer portals, and type 40+WPM

 

Requirements

  • 1+ years performing medical coding for multispecialty physician and hospital services
  • Medical Coder needs certification 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
  • Medical Coder must have medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology knowledge
  • Medical Coder must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office Word/Excel/Outlook, payer portals, encoder, & electronic medical records (EMR)
  • Medical Coder must demonstrate 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

 

Why choose Addison Healthcare?

 

  • Pay: We negotiate high salaries using US Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Benefits & Bonuses: You are eligible for medical, dental, vision insurance benefits, 401K, and monetary bonuses
  • Permanent Employment: The majority of Addison Healthcare job openings lead to potential permanent employment
  • Connections: You connect directly with hiring managers from renowned hospitals and physician groups
  • Options: You are presented multiple employment options near your home
  • Professional Development: You are provided hiring process advice, resume revision, and employment term negotiation