Job: Kootenai Clinic Coder II - Kootenai Clinic - Coding

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Job Description

Kootenai Clinic - Coding

Full Time


Job Details:
  • Kootenai Health is seeking a detail oriented, quality driven, and highly motivated individual to join the Clinic Coding team as the newest Kootenai Clinic Coder II!

    Aa a Coder on our team you will assign appropriate ICD and CPT codes to reflect services documented in the medical record in accordance to regulatory guidelines, assure all services rendered have been billed appropriately, analyze and review billing denials for coding specific denial reasons, review medical record documentation to assure services are billed with the appropriate ICD,CPT codes and modifiers, review Explanation of Benefits (EOB's) to assure appropriate reimbursement by payors, generate appeal letters, as needed requesting claim reprocessing or adjustments, analyze denial trends to provide recommendations to reduce claim denials and optimize reimbursement, develop tools for analysis and presentation of results, communicate with staff regarding billing issues and changes as it pertains to payer specific regulations, provides instruction and training to business office staff on payer specific billing requirements, develop materials for training sessions with clinic staff, and work collaboratively with the Manager to define process improvements within the department and charge entry trends within the clinic.

    Requirements & Minimum Qualifications

    1. High school diploma or GED equivalent.

    2. Coding certification; AAPC, RHIT, RHIA, CCA or CCS-P required

    3. Minimum 1 year clinic coding and billing experience.

    4. Demonstrated knowledge of ICD/CPT coding principles, coding software and the AHIMA coding competencies.

    5. Effective human relation skills are required for interacting with all levels of clinic staff, including providers

    6. Knowledge of payor specific billing regulations required.

    Kootenai Health Highlights

    Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 292-bed community-owned hospital. Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV and holds Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community. We offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, wellness program and on-going educational classes to all of our employees. If you want to love where you work and live, check out Kootenai Health. As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:

    • 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only $30 a month for medical, dental and vision coverage!
    • A robust tuition reimbursement program!
    • A 457 retirement plan!
    • On-site daycare!
    • Competitive salaries with a 12% differential for nights and an 8% differential for weekends!
    • A robust and incentive-driven wellness program!

    · Full spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training and educational opportunities!

    · And many more!

    Kootenai Health considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected status.


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