Medical Coding Specialist/ Interventional Radiology

Integrated Medical Partners

Introduction:

Integrated Medical Partners (IMP) is a full-service provider of profit-improvement solutions for medical practices. With a nationwide network of practice clients and experience, IMP is an organization that offers a fully integrated suite of business services to its clients, including: revenue cycle management (RCM); analytics & decision support; managed imaging workflow; strategic positioning & consulting.

Position Summary:

The Medical Coding Specialist will work collaboratively with the coding team on daily coding responsibilities, including but not limited to high level interventional radiology procedures.

What Makes this a Great Opportunity:

  • IMP is a growing company, evolving with and adapting to the changing landscape of healthcare
  • Professional environment where you have an opportunity to impact the growth of the business
  • Great job stability as IMP’s workload keeps increasing due to exponential growth of its client base

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Identify and report correct code selection from physician documentation to include but not limited to chart notes, abstracting from medical records documentation, medical diagnostic and/or interventional reports, ensuring compliant coding selections are reported, as defined by regulatory agencies, various third-party payers, and IMP coding guidelines
  • Reviews NLP engine coding to determine accuracy of and applies the correct coding conventions to patient encounters and interventional and diagnostic radiology services
  • Identifies provider specific educational needs relative to professional coding and documentation
  • Works coding related denials, follow up, and coding related projects as assigned
  • Research new codes and carrier policies as assigned
  • Act as a resource for non-coding manager and staff for queries related to coding conventions, compliance questions, and client coding questions
  • Assists in the delivery of appropriate specialty specific coding education for providers within their respective departments and assigned clients
  • Attends and participates in all coding related educational activities, as directed by the VP of Coding and Compliance and disseminates applicable information to non-coding managers and staff as it relates to assigned clients

Travel Responsibilities:

Medical Coding Specialists will work from the Milwaukee, WY office and be based in Milwaukee; they will be required to travel to the Peoria, IL, office for onboarding and any travel that relates to educational seminar requirements (generally a couple days once every other year). A valid driver’s license may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years coding experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years of interventional radiology coding experience
  • Advanced knowledge of ICD-9 CM and CPT 4 coding convention
  • Working knowledge of ICD-10 CM
  • Proficient in MIPS – Radiology Measures
  • Familiar with coding software (e.g. Optum 360, 3M, Flashcode)

Desired Experience and Traits:

  • IR experience with neuro (head/neck) and also angioplasties and stents
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive, up-beat attitude and personality
  • Ability to work in a virtual setting with minimum supervision

Educational Requirements:

  • College experience or degree preferred
  • Medical coding certification, such as RCC, RCCB, CIRCC, CPC, or CCS-P

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please submit all resumes to:

katherine.kuhn@primevector.com