Job Position: Charge Entry Specialist

Job Description: The purpose of the Charge Entry Specialist is to post office charges to patient accounts after checking for completeness and accuracy using accepted guidelines.

Job Type: Full-time


Charge Entry Specialist Duties

1.       Responsible for keying all clinic tickets for their assigned provider

2.       Responsible for keying MRI’s from both NLR and LR locations

3.       Responsible for charge entry of all NLR PT claims and a back-up for the LR claims

4.       Assist coding staff as needed by building in new patient charts, pulling medical records from outside facilities, scanning  and helping with pre-coding

5.       Back up on keying Lab charges for both NLR and LR locations

6.       Collects clinic tickets from the modules and distributes them accordingly

7.       Assists in working Zero-Pay

8.       Must maintain a 95% accuracy rate

9.       Attend orthopedic coding seminars as needed most will be local but there may be some travel involved if local is not available

10.    Perform related work as required


Qualifications

1.       Thorough knowledge of orthopedic procedures/diagnoses and procedure codes

2.       Ability to interact professionally and diplomatically with physicians, hospitals, insurance companies and coworkers

3.       Maintain patient confidentiality at all times

4.       Must complete OA Anatomy, Medical Terminology and basic coding classes

5.        ICD-10 and CPT coding preferred but not required

6.        CPC-A preferred not required

7.        10-Key Proficient

8.        Outstanding written and oral communication skills

9.        Computer skills required