UofL Physicians

Certified Coder - Appeals

US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2017-4237
# of Openings
2
Category
Billling/Collections
Department
CBO - Follow

Overview

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for managing the appeal of unpaid claims in the Central Business Office. This position will also work closely with insurance carriers in resolving unpaid claims

Responsibilities

  • Review and appeal unpaid claims daily.
  • Completes follow-up work on appealed claims.
  • Works with insurance carriers on appeal issues.
  • Provides feedback to the coding department with coding errors or updates.
  • Reviews remit to ensure accurate payment was received.
  • Reviews denials for accuracy.
  • Obtains all necessary information to expedite the appeal process.
  • Closes and prints daily batch proof.
  • Makes charge corrections as needed in the practice management system.
  • Attends continue education programs for coding.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • High School education or GED required.
  • Must have and maintain Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification through AAPC or must have and maintain CCA, CCS or CCS-P certification through AHIMA.
  • 3 years of prior coding experience, preferred.
  • Prior experience working with medical insurance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic Microsoft Office knowledge.
  • Ability to foresee projects from start to finish.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Sedentary Work: Lifting 10lbs. maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying items as needed.
  • Frequent Talking (Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.)
  • Frequent Hearing (Perceiving the nature of the sounds by the ear.)
  • Frequent Seeing (Visual acuity, depth perception, field of vision, color vision).
  • Consistent use of hand movement for keyboarding purposes.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Please follow the URL link to submit your resume: <Insert Link>
  • Only those candidates whose experience best meets our requirements will be contacted.
  • University of Louisville Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Current UofL Physicians employees must follow the UofL Physicians Internal Transfer Policy.

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