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Providence Health & Services Coder, Physician Billing, Telecommute in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling a Coder, Physician Billing to Providence Health & Services in Portland, OR.

The Physician Billing Coder an experienced production coder validating appropriate coding for physician services. This includes analyzing/abstracting and correcting billing errors due to incorrect use of codes or charges through CPT/HCPC, ICD-9 and/or ICD-10 additions/deletions/revisions. Identifies and communicates areas for improvement for providers, clinical departments and cross-functional revenue cycle departments.

In this position you will:

  • Identify areas of improvement for providers to educate and revise billing practices with outpatient/inpatient primary care and some specialty care; and/or hospital professional charges in order to achieve maximum reimbursement

  • Validate appropriate coding for physician services. This includes analyzing and correcting billing errors due to incorrect use of codes or charges through CPT/HCPC, ICD-9 and/or ICD-10 additions/deletions/revisions

  • Provide support for the physician business office on billing problems that delay payment due to coding or incorrect use of charges

  • Research denial of payment due to incorrect use of codes, the lack of codes or inappropriate charges to assure supporting documentation is present for resubmission of the corrected claim

  • Work closely with supervisors and trainers to identify and escalate trends to Physician Business Office leadership

  • Participate in continuous quality improvement efforts to streamline workflows to maximize the team’s effectiveness and efficiency


Required qualification for this position include:

  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent

  • One (1) year experience in a healthcare/clinic setting with reimbursement knowledge

  • Certification in one of the following: CRT, ART, CPC, CPC-A, CCS, CCS-P and/or ACS-EM or other qualifying certification

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • One (1) year coding experience

About the department you will serve.

One Revenue Cycle (ORC) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services (PH&S) in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. ORC’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is delivered along with the enhanced overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by providing a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Billing/Insurance

Location: Oregon-Portland

Other Location(s): Alaska-Anchorage, Montana-Missoula, California-Burbank, Washington-Renton

Req ID: 236750