Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

Responsibilities

In coordination with the Senior Coder, this position reviews, interprets and verifies diagnostic, clinical, and radiation oncology codes for all radiation oncology providers and extenders based on clinical reports within the ARIA and EPIC systems and according to correct coding principles, current NCCI rules and LCD coverage determinations ensures that the proper codes are on all claims prior to submission for all charges for the cancer center radiation oncology. 

The coder is responsible for a thorough review of all radiation oncology charges for all locations ensuring that charges are supported by appropriate documentation resulting in clean claims prior to claim submission. 

The coder also acts as a liaison to the physicians and clinical teams providing feedback to physicians and management staff regarding proper documentation and coding working within company standards to maintain policy and procedures.

Meets coding and abstracting deadlines to expedite the billing and charge entry process and ensures best practices for the center is met according to departmental policy and procedures.

This position is an integral player in daily functions and month end processes for all campuses of Radiation Oncology and works as a team player; this team member will be proficient in all Radiation Oncology modalities. 

Coding Compliance – Identifies unbundled procedures according to CPT guidelines and current Medicare NCCI rules. Identifies other coding related denials including medical necessity and modifier usage. Provides feedback to physicians and management staff regarding denials. Works directly with the PAA team members and provides feedback for related coding, denial management and proper modifier usage. Stays abreast of the latest radiation oncology service line coding to ensure proper compliance according to local, state, federal and national associations

 

Job Title: Radiation Oncology Coder

Clinic Location: North Houston Campus, Main Campus

Department: Radiation Oncology

Job Type: Full Time 

Salary Range: $ 49,730 – $61,442 (Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc.)

 

Qualifications

Education

Required: Associates degree or 2 years of direct Radiation Oncology coding experience in an outpatient setting

Preferred: N/A

Experience

Required: 2-4 years of radiation oncology coding abstracting from clinical documentation. A diversified 

 

understanding of CPT guidelines and Medicare rules and regulations.

Preferred: 5-6 years of experience in health care billing and coding. Experience with EPIC & ARIA.

 

Knowledge of secondary or supplemental insurance claim filing (COB) is a plus. 

 

Experience with Epic 

License(s)

Required: CPC Required

Preferred: ROCC in addition to CPC

Special Skills

Required: Strong understanding of Medical Terminology, excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred: N/A

Other 

Required: N/A

Preferred: N/A

 

Working Environment: Office

 

About Us

Start your career journey and become a part of a community of renowned Healthcare professionals.  Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston’s fastest growing, multispecialty organization with more than 40 premier locations and over 65 specialties.  Our clinics are comprised of more than 600 physicians and as we continue to grow, our focus is providing quality patient care by adding to our team of clinical and non-clinical professionals that work together in a convenient, coordinated, and collaborative manner.  Enjoy the rewards of a successful career while maintaining a work/life balance by joining our team today and changing the way health cares. 

 

Why Kelsey-Seybold Clinic?

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Matching 401K
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program
  • Paid time off for vacation, sick, and holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuing Medical Education allowance

Radiation Oncology Coder

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