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Charge Entry Associate

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  64295



Performs charge posting for patient encounters and charge reconciliation. Maintains charge review work queues in support of assigned physician practice(s). Performs charge entry directly from physician-assigned superbills. Reviews medical records to obtain physician-assigned evaluation and management procedure coding, CPT, and ID-9/10 codes for posting, cross walk of physician-assigned evaluation and management procedure coding to match final patient status, and resolution of all in-scope billing edits within charge review work queues.


  • High school diploma


  • No professional certifications required


  • 2 years of experience in a medical front office and/or billing responsibilities in a physician practice or hospital setting


  • NA


  • Knowledge of evaluation and management procedure coding
  • Knowledge of CPT, HCPCS, modifiers, and ICD-9/10 coding
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of typical procedures and equipment used
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications, including Word and Excel
  • Must be very organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Skilled in problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication, organizational, customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment


  1. Performs daily charge entry of provider, supply, medication, and other applicable charges.
  2. Performs daily reconciliation and quality assurance checks of charges to allow for the quick identification of possible charge entry problems.
  3. Corrects charge entry errors via use of the Epic charge review work queue.
  4. Oversees all monthly charge reconciliations and monitors/responds to exception reports.
  5. Utilizes available resources and continuing education programs to remain knowledgeable and current with billing compliance regulations.
  6. Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvements of the quality of services provided.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Not Present
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Administrative/Clerical Supp - Administrative/Clerical Supp

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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