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Charge Coding Coordinator

Company: Summit Medical Group
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Overview About Summit Medical Group Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee's largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at 66 practice locations in 15 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, four express clinics, central laboratory, extensivist clinic, and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 280,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program. Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment. Responsibilities About Our Career Opportunity Summit Medical Group has an excellent opportunity for a Charge Coding Coordinator who is also a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). This is a Full time opportunity, working Monday-Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM. Responsibilities: (List does not include all duties assigned) * Posts patient charges and payments to the billing system for assigned site locations, using appropriate codes (ICD-10 / CPT). * Makes corrections to billing information, as appropriate. * Balance charges and payments posted and reconcile scheduled appointments to encounters. * Maintain acceptable performance metrics to ensure superior quality of charge submission. * Review charges for appropriate high risk coding. * Maintains knowledge of carrier specific coding requirements and edits. * Attends training and other meetings as appropriate; keeps current on revisions related to coding and computer skills. * Cross-trains other staff in charge entry functions, skills, and updates, as coordinated with the Department Manager. * Assists with filling in for charge entry staff as needed when site staff positions are vacant or staff is out on vacation or medical leave. * Maintains work area in neat and orderly manner. * Maintains strictest confidentiality both internally and externally. * Performs related work as assigned. * Actively participates in site-level Quality Improvement Activities. Each employee will contribute to the continual evaluation site performance as well as the implementation and measurement of improvement activities that increase the quality of care provided to patients. * Maintains CPC certification. Qualifications Education: High school diploma. Additional vocational or college credits required Certification: CPC or CPC-A required Experience: Prefer one year coding experience in a medical office setting

Keywords: Summit Medical Group, Knoxville , Charge Coding Coordinator, Other , Knoxville, Tennessee

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