Medical Coding Specialist @ Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont

Our company culture is built on an unwavering focus on our members and giving them the best service possible.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is looking for a Medical Coding Specialist to join our Payment Integrity team. Our company culture is built on an unwavering focus on our members and giving them the best service possible. We offer a balanced, flexible workplace, an onsite gym, fitness and wellness programs, a competitive salary and full benefits package including medical and dental insurance, vision, 401k, paid time off and holidays, tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment, dependent caregiver benefits, and resources to support your ongoing personal and professional growth and development.

REMOTE WORK: Blue Cross has transitioned to a hybrid workplace where employees within driving distance of our Berlin, VT office work Wednesdays in the office with flexibility to work remotely the rest of the week.

Coding Specialist Responsibilities:

Oversee maintenance of medical coding changes in our Payment Integrity programs
Research requests using multiple systems (including: Sales Force, Jira, NPS) to provide all available details to reviewer
Use SalesForce, Jira, and NASCO claim systems, to perform functions such as initial claim review, outcome reporting, and distribution based on triage
Correspond with providers regarding decisions about requested services and obtain medical records when necessary
Review and respond to issues and questions from internal and external customers, both verbally and in writing
Work collaboratively with other departments to obtain additional information to resolve inquiries

Coding Specialist Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in medical coding; In-depth knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10, HCPCS, DRG diagnosis and procedure coding
Formal coding certification (eg: CPC, AAPC) is a must
Experience with both professional and facility claims coding and in APC, HIPPS, or RUG coding and validation

Coding Specialist Benefits:

Health insurance (including vision)
Dental coverage (free to employees)
Wellness Program
401(k) with employer match + automatic employer contribution
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Combined time off (CTO) – 20 days per year + 10 paid holidays
Tuition Reimbursement
Student Loan Repayment
Dependent Caregiver Benefits

Job Info

Location: Berlin, VT, US
Category: Insurance
Employment Type: Full Time
Posted: Jun 5, 2024
Deadline: Open Until Filled