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Coding Reimbursement Specialist I - Revenue Cycle

Date Posted: Feb 17, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 2606
Job Family: Medical Records Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028341054-Corporate Charge Operations
Location: Atrium Corporate Operations


JOB SUMMARY:    The Corporate Charge Operations Specialist I performs duties of low to moderate complexity, judgment, and scope.  This position is responsible for CPT/HCPCS coding and charge functions for various specialties and hospitals by review of clinical documentation.  S/he is responsible for the integrity of the charges and CPT/HCPCS coding assignments for optimization of revenue and coding compliance.  



  •  Applies basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology and terminology in order to independently interpret physician and nursing reports for   accurate code assignment. 
  •  Reviews patient medical records in order to identify and assign the appropriate CPTs, HCPCS and modifiers for the services rendered. 
  •  Enters coding and/or charge data for each procedure into the billing system and/or 3rd party application.  
  •  Meets established quality and productivity standards.
  •  Stays informed of most recent coding principles and regulatory guidelines in order to ensure most accurate code assignment.
  •  Studies, reports, and make recommendations regarding compliance and/or revenue improvement.  
  •  Maintains a positive and professional relationship with customers, co-workers, clinical staff and other related personnel.


Lifting and moving reports, notebooks and/or laptop weighing up to fifteen pounds.  Must be able to work independently, in a safe, productive and confidential office and/or home environment.   Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.  Must be able to concentrate and sit for long periods of time at a computer. Attention to detail, accuracy and ability to work effectively in a team setting and possess strong interpersonal skills are critical.  


High school diploma or equivalent required.  AHIMA or AAPC coding certification is required within one year.  One to three years exposure to healthcare billing, revenue cycle and/or coding preferred.  Thorough understanding and knowledge of CPT/HCPCS and medical record interpretation required.  Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology and terminology required.  Basic knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Encoder, e-MR, etc. is required.  Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.  Must be able to work independently and effectively with others, utilizing positive interactive skills.