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Medical Coding and Billing - Medical Coder

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  • Profession:

    Medical Coding and Billing  
  • Specialty:

    Medical Coder  
  • Location:

    Houston, TX 77079  
  • Start date:

    ASAP  
  • Duration:

    20 weeks
  • Pay Rate:

    $36/hour
    $1,440/week
    $5,760/month
  • Status:

    Open  
  • Term:

    Travel  
  • Job Id:

    295037

Description

ProHealth Staffing is seeking a Medical Coder and Biller.

The Medical Coder and Biller will need to read patient charts to determine medical history, including diagnoses and treatments given. Based on these charts, you’ll use a set of established medical codes in order to transcribe patient history into a type of “shorthand” that will be used by both health care providers and insurance companies.

  • Comply with all legal requirements regarding coding procedures and practices
  • Conduct audits and coding reviews to ensure all documentation is accurate and precise
  • Assign and sequence all codes for services rendered
  • Collaborate with billing department to ensure all bills are satisfied in a timely manner
  • Communicate with insurance companies about coding errors and disputes
  • Submit statistical data for analysis and research by other departments
  • Contact physicians and other health care professionals with questions about treatments or diagnostic tests given to patients with regard to coding procedure

Qualifications:

  • Certified Coding Assistant certification preferred
  • At least one year of experience required.
  • Must have a good understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

 


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