Contract Coding Auditor in Titusville, FL

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Location
Titusville, Florida
Industry
Health & Social Care, Practitioner & Technician
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 19.00 - US$ 28.00 per hour, $19 - 28 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_14383
Contact
Struble,Jacquelyn, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is seeking a Contract Coding Auditor for a Medical Facility in Titusville Fl. The contract will be for 3 months with possible extensions. The Coding Auditor will conduct audits of medical records for compliance with federal coding regulations and guidelines. Uses knowledge and client systems and procedures to provide a second level review of codes assigned to medical diagnosis and clinical procedures, ensuring that medical billing conforms to legal and procedural requirements. Reviews, develops, and/or modifies client procedures, systems and protocols to achieve and maintain compatibility with billing requirements and compliance standards.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES REQUIRED:

Certified medical coder by AAPC or AHIMA
At least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Graduate of a medical billing and coding certificate program. Associate's degree preferred.

Working hours: day shift

Skills:
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Audits medical record documentation to identify under-coded and up-coded services; prepares reports of findings and meets with providers to provide education and training on accurate coding practices and compliance issues.
-Provides second-level review of billing performances to ensure compliance with legal and procedural policies and to ensure optimal reimbursements while adhering to regulations prohibiting unbundling and other questionable practices.
-Researches, analyzes, and responds to inquiries regarding compliance, inappropriate coding, denials, and billable services.
-Interacts with physicians and other patient care providers regarding billing and documentation policies, procedures, and regulations; obtains clarification of conflicting, ambiguous, or non-specific documentation.
-Trains, instructs, and/or provides technical support to medical providers and Medical Coding Analysts as appropriate regarding coding compliance documentation, and regulatory provisions, and third party payer requirements.
-Reviews, develops, modifies, and/or adapts relevant client procedures, protocols, and data management systems to coordinate these with established methodology, to ensure that client billing operations meet the joint requirements of the local facility.
-Interacts with providers and management to review and/or implement codes and to update charge documents.
-Ensures strict confidentiality of financial and medical records.
-Attends coding conferences, workshops, and in-house sessions to receive updated coding information and changes in coding and/or regulations.
-Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


MACHINES, EQUIPMENT, TOOLS USED:
Office equipment: computer, calculator, fax machine, copier, scanner, etc.

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