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Company: Eastern Iowa Health Center
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Be a part of an organization that is dedicated to health equity for all!As a Federally Qualified Health Center, our mission at Eastern Iowa Health Center (EIHC) is to provide exceptional and accessible health care services throughout our community. We are a collaborative team dedicated to the wellness and the excellence of care regardless of the patient's ability to pay. EIHC believes in non-judgmental and equal care for all members of our diverse community. Our staff values compassion as a guiding force. EIHC promotes health equity for all and believes health care is a right, not a privilege. You will thrive in a collaborative environment where you take ethical action and ownership to solve problems and lead positive outcomes. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose of an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make a difference?EIHC is seeking a full-time Billing and Coding Specialist dedicated to serving the needs of our community.HOURS OF OPERATION -8 AM TO 5 PM, Monday through FridayESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for posting charges for clinic and/or hospital visits. - This consists of: reviewing the ICD-10 and CPT codes selected by the provider, adding modifiers as needed, contacting the provider if information needs clarification, researching documentation in the hospital EMR system and working all holds/edits to ensure claims are billed.
  • Responsible for processing primary and secondary medical claims as required and maintaining Accounts Receivable goals. - This consists of reviewing and working the hold buckets of claims which have been denied by insurance and are in need of review or appeal.
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge base of major third-party payer regulations such as Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payers.
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge of policy guidelines and application to the sliding fee based on federal poverty guidelines for our patient population.
  • Demonstrates an appropriate knowledge of medical practice management software, data entry, 10 key, and windows based applications.
  • Apply a working knowledge of CPT, ICD-10 coding to daily processes.
  • Assist patients with questions on their account by referring them to Outreach and Enrollment, explaining the slide program, setting up payment plans and explaining outstanding balances on their account.
  • Assist Athena with payment posting by providing EOB's and working the correspondence and unpostable dashboards.
  • Monitors self-pay balances and works accounts including sending them to an outside collection agency.
  • Run reports as needed to monitor account receivable balances, accurate and timely claims payments and other billing processes as needed. - -EMR
      • 8 paid holidays and 2 floating holidays annually
      • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual that increases with tenure. Equates up to 20 days of accrual in first year, and increases to 25 days accrual by 5th year
      • Health Insurance - Plan options start at $1.00 per pay period
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts - Medical and Dependent Care
      • Health Savings Account
      • 100% employer paid Basic Life and Long-term Disability Insurance
      • Additional voluntary benefits (life insurance and Short-Term Disability Insurance)
      • 401(K) with employer match
      • Employee Clothing Allowance
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Gym Membership Discount to the Midwest Athletic Club
      • 2 Weeks paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
      • National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment (Select Positions)
      • FTCA Malpractice Insurance -REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
        • High School Diploma or equivalent.
        • 2-5 years' experience in a medical office or hospital setting preferred. Eastern Iowa Health Center is an equal opportunity employer and makes decisions related to compensation and all terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of merit. The Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy), religion, marital status, age, national origin, or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and prohibited by the Company.

Keywords: Eastern Iowa Health Center, Cedar Rapids , BILLING AND CODING SPECIALIST - ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, Administration, Clerical , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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