Guidehouse Coding Denials Specialist- Pro Fee in Helena, Montana
Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.
The Coding Denials Specialist- Pro Fee will review clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-10 Diagnosis codes, along with CPT/HCPCS codes as defined for the service type, for coding, billing, internal and external reporting, research as required, and regulatory compliance. Under the direction of the coding manager—the coder should accurately code conditions and procedures as documented and in accordance with ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, CMS/MAC rules and the CPT rules established by the AMA, and any other official coding guidelines established for use with mandated standard code sets. The coder scope may involve reviewing coding related denials from payers and recommending the appropriate action to resolve the claim based on payer guidelines.
Essential Job Functions
Good working knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology as well as Medical Terminology
Advanced knowledge of CMS/MAC guidance, Coding Skills, ICD-10-CM and CPT
Ability to analyze Provider documentation and assign codes accurately
Excellent verbal and written Communication Skills
Strong knowledge and application of Government and other payer guidelines as they relate to compliant coding.
Ability to analyze coding denial reason codes, review documentation and respond appropriately regarding what is needed to resolve the denial issue.
Experience creating appeal letters as appropriate and communicating with billing teams either within Guidehouse or within a Client organization.
High level of Accuracy and Productivity. Meets or exceeds standards consistently
Ability to work independently
HIPAA compliant work stations
Strong working knowledge of Protected Health Information
Maintains professional credentials at all times
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Must hold the following credential: CPC
3 years physician coding experience with experience working claim edits and denials
3-5 years ICD-10 and CPT coding experience
Strong knowledge and application of Government and other payer guidelines as they relate to compliant coding
Ability to analyze coding denial reason codes, review documentation and respond appropriately regarding what is needed to resolve the denial issue
Experience creating appeal letters as appropriate and communication with billing teams within Guidehouse or within a client organization
Must have experience working in systems such as EPIC, Cerner, Next Gen, Allscripts or other EHR
Excellent verbal and written communication skillls
High level of accuracy and productivity
Abide by all client policies and procedures
Abide by all Guidehouse policies and procedures
Personal responsibility, respect for self and others, innovation through teamwork, dedication to caring and excellence in customer service
HIPPA compliant work stations
Strong knowledge of Protected Health Information
The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
Candidates from Eastern Standard Time, Central Standard Time, and Pacific Standard Time Zones as well as candidates from Arizona, New Mexico and Utah will be considered for this position.
Due to our contractual requirements and an Executive Order from the White House, every federal government employee and onsite federal contractor will be asked to attest to their vaccination status. In the interest of health and safety during the continued unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will be required to follow CDC guidelines which may include (subject to specific contractual requirements): wearing a mask on the job no matter their geographic location, physically distancing from all other employees and visitors, complying to any screening testing requirements. This requirement will apply to Guidehouse employees who work onsite for the federal government.
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Rewards and Benefits
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach