ACE-FTE-Certified Coder

Responsible for ensuring that all coding and documentation activities meet or exceed the established standards of quality and accuracy.  Serves as a key resource for coding matters, including internal and external training and oversight. In addition to reviewing, auditing, and coding medical records to ensure the appropriate diagnostic codes and modifiers according to Generally Accepted Medical Coding Guidelines, ICD-10 Guidelines, and CMS Correct Coding are used, this individual ensures the accuracy of submission activities and audit results.  Participates in the strategic direction and implementation of the organization’s coding accuracy initiatives.  Ensures accuracy and productivity of other coders. Interfaces with and disseminates audit results to clinicians and provides guidance to practices and management on coding accuracy improvement.

Location

West Conshohocken, PA

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, some college a plus;
  • Current/active CPC certification required, coupled with at least one (1) year of coding experience;
  • ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS coding, medical terminology and regulatory requirements with two (2) years medical chart auditing experience a plus;
  • Prior healthcare work experience related to coding and/or medical billing preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of ICD-9, ICD-10, HCPCS and CPT coding guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving ability regarding barriers to receiving and validating accurate chart documentation information
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Ability to travel throughout the five-county Philadelphia region as needed (Philadelphia, Chester, Delaware, Bucks, and Montgomery)
  • Strong computer skills in data entry, coding, and knowledge of Electronic Medical Record software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of CMS coding guidelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team

Licenses/Certifications

  • Must possess Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certification by AAPC;
  • Must have valid PA driver’s license; proof of auto liability and auto property damage insurance on vehicle used is required
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