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Remote Billing Coordinator - Physician Billing, Casual, Days

Company: 
Northwestern Medicine
Location: 
Chicago
Region: 
Illinois
Remote Position: 
Yes
Required degree level: 
Other

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

***Work remotely in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin***

This position is a casual role at 19 hours/week.

The Billing Coordinator reflects the mission, vision, and values of Northwestern Medicine, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Billing Coordinator coordinates timely and accurate professional billing. This position will remain up-to-date regarding company-wide and industry billing and coding changes and performs various administrative and clerical duties to support the role's core function.

Responsibilities:

  • Review encounter documentation to confirm reported services.
  • Resolve pre-bill edits to confirm correct coding (modifier, diagnosis, CPT, and HCPCS review).
  • Educate providers on correct coding and documentation guidelines.
  • Utilize coding resources to facilitate correct coding.
  • Triage provider and practice administration queries.
  • Requests necessary charge corrections.
  • Performs administrative activities and projects.
  • Attends team and department meetings.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Required :

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).
    • In lieu of degree/certification, must have a High School Diploma/GED equivalent and a minimum of two (2) years of healthcare or professional office experience.


Preferred :

  • CPC, RHIT, or RHIA
  • Thorough knowledge and experience utilizing EPIC Resolute billing system (strongly preferred).


Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced healthcare to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty and medical students come together everyday with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

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