Level Experienced Job Location Tukwila - Main Lab LLC - Tukwila, WA Position Type Full Time Education Level High School Diploma/GED Salary Range $19.78 - $30.64 Hourly Travel Percentage Undisclosed Job Shift Day Job Category Undisclosed
The Medical Coder is responsible for understanding, reviewing, and auditing pathology technical and professional codes used for reimbursement and diagnostic purposes. This position will provide educational support for staff and pathologists. The Medical Coder will have experience in Healthcare Compliance, thorough knowledge of medical terminology, and understanding of medical insurers' coding and billing policies.
Perform daily, weekly and other periodic coding reviews/audits to ensure accuracy and compliance.
Identify areas of focus where additional coding education
Interact with outsourced billing company to assist in obtaining missing information
Provide coding services by coding charges for diagnosis and procedure coding and charge entry.
Addressing issues that arise
Continually reviewing policies and procedures for process improvement
Other duties as assigned
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
Ability to perform multi-tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Strong computer skills in MS office and Windows applications
Demonstrate ability to work independently and to maintain strict confidentiality