This position will aid the College of Dentistry in ensuring the accuracy of medical and dental billing in order to comply with government and commercial payer regulations. The person in this position will perform professional billing and coding from provider documentation to ensure complete and accurate ICD-9 (ICD-10 upon implementation), CPT and modifier application. Ensure adherence to all regulatory billing and coding guidelines. Supports the institutions clinical mission and goals to maximize revenue and be in compliance with billing procedures in a timely manner through more efficient and effective coding practices across departments.
Good communication skills are required along with attention to detail, and accuracy. Must be capable of working in a busy environment to meet the demands of the providers and staff. Knowledge of regulatory billing and coding guidelines, proficient in Microsoft Office, and excellent customer service and communication skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Registered Health Information Technician(RHIT) or Certified Professional Coder(CPC)
Knowledge of dental and medical coding procedures. Knowledge of third-party payer rules. Must have proven experience working with internal and external customers in a positive and professional manner.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.