Who is Ideal Option?
Ideal Option is one of the nation’s largest providers of office-based opioid addiction treatment. Founded in 2012 by two emergency medicine physicians, today Ideal Option operates more than 65 outpatient clinics in 8 states. Ideal Option’s mission is to provide under served populations with low-barrier access to evidence-based addiction treatment – saving lives, healing families, and helping communities.
Why choose Us?
We value our patients and our employees.
We treat our employees like we would want to be treated ourselves: with respect and compassion.
We value teamwork and support open, transparent communication.
What we offer:
• a dynamic business culture,
• comprehensive benefits including: medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability options,
• paid time off and paid holidays.
• Competitive pay.
The Role: Medical Coder
How you'll contribute to the success of Ideal Option:
The Coder performs accurate coding and billing services within the billing department.
Our ideal candidate is: extremely detail-oriented and organized. Excellent communication skills both written and oral. They hold themselves to the highest ethical standards and are superb communicators with impeccable time management skills.
Your Primary Responsibilities:
•Reviews documentation and assigns appropriate ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes.
•Assigns appropriate primary diagnosis after deciding what was chiefly responsible for the encounter.
•Assigns appropriate modifiers according to guidelines. This includes and isn’t limited to deciding when the modifiers are appropriate to add onto CPT codes.
•Finalizes the appropriate data for accounts. This includes but isn’t limited to assigning dates of service and physician names to appropriate procedures that were performed during the encounter and finalizing the account when completed.
•Clarifies documentation or diagnosis by communicating with the physician. This includes but isn’t limited to:
-Decides clarity needed.
-Sends a query to the physician.
-Follows up after the physician answers the question and assign appropriate codes.
•Maintains knowledge of current billing rules and trends for billing types assigned by attending seminars, workshops and watching webinars.
•Meets Ideal Option’s core values of efficiency and accuracy.
•Ensures weekly, monthly, and quarterly department goals are met.
•Represents Ideal Option professionally and with a positive attitude.
•Other projects and duties as assigned.
•High School Diploma or GED.
•A minimum of one-year experience with physician coding.
•AAPC Credential: CPC or CPC-A.
•A knowledge of chemical dependency and its effects on individuals, families, and communities is required.
•Excellent proficiency with Microsoft product suite and Internet.
•General office environment: Works generally at a desk in a well-lighted, air-conditioned cubicle/office, with moderate noise levels.
•Periods of stress may occur.