Medical Coder

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Title:  Temporary Medical Coding

Job Type:        Temporary Position – 3 months

Location:         Farmington, CT

Hours:             8:00am – 5pm

Wage:              $ 15 per hour



Our friends at a local Medical Group have asked Hallmark to hire a Medical Coding & Billing Assistant to provide office support for Outpatient cancer facility.



·    Accountable for performing a full range of tasks in medical billing, insurance claims and/or duties related to financial counseling.

·    Pre-bill responsibilities, verifying that HCPC and CPT codes are paired with the correct modifiers. 

·    Produces accurate and timely billing of patients in accordance with pre-established schedules.

·    Completes insurance, disability and compensation forms; interviews patients; counsels patients on billing procedures, compensation claims/disability claims.

·    Requests prior authorization for hospital care/payment; makes payments to insurance brokers for student insurance.

·    Verify that for Medicare members that the submitted diagnosis corresponds with LCD list for Infusion drugs.

·    Knowledge of RARC and CARC edits the ability to review EOB/EOP information accurately. 

·    Answers patient and insurance inquiries; researches requests for patient information and prepares reports and correspondence.

·    Maintains records and files; reviews vouchers and monitors fees; collects fees for services and may make deposits; keeps records/files.

·    Performs financial counseling duties such as, but not limited to, interviewing patient via visits or phone to determine payment sources and payment arrangements; initiates charitable (title 19) and other payment sources application process, if appropriate; provides relevant insurance/financial information to Social Services and home care institutions;

·    Acts as liaison between the patient/family and government agencies; may perform receptionist/triage duties; performs related duties as required.



  • Three (3) years of hospital/medical billing/insurance claims experience or an Associate’s degree may be substituted and two (2) years of the general experience.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret health center/Medicare/insurance billing procedures.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and other patient financial assistive health programs
  • Knowledge of EPIC
  • Some knowledge of medical/dental terminology
  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills; computer skills
  • Ability to interpret basic Medicare/Medicaid, and commercial insurance industry regulations.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and provide vaccination history




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Hallmark and our Client are Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employers.  We encourage all qualified people with the current right to work for any employer in the USA to apply.  NOTE: We cannot consider H-1 Visa candidates for this position.  Principals only, please.



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