Job: Coding & Reimburs Spec

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Posted: 01/12/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 380496

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Coding & Reimburs Spec

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Reviews official medical records with physician/healthcare provider documentation and assigns appropriate codes for all physician/healthcare provider services from current editions of official coding sources. Ensures accurate, complete, and timely code assignments for all physician/healthcare providers.

Requisition ID
12797BR

Optional Attachments
Transcript

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
-Processes hospital inpatient and outpatient billing to include registering, updating insurance information and data entry.
-Ensures the appropriate selection and use of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes by auditing 100% of Neurology charts. 
-Contacts third-party payors to verify insurance coverage, benefits as required.
-Assist with appeals for the Department and responds to MPIP with various billing and coding issues to include Form A's and charge correction submission via SharePoint.
-Prepares and completes all assignments from supervisor.
 

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
14.48

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
At least two (2) years of coding and reimbursement experience in a physician group, clinic or academic healthcare setting.
Use of Microsoft Office.  Current certification through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in the following areas: Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P) Certified Coding Specialists (CCS) Certified in Healthcare Privacy (CHP) Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) Certified Coding Associate OR Current certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) in of the following areas: Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPH-H) .

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Neurology Dept Elp Genl

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Clerical/Secretarial

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus at least two (2) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding. OR A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus successful completion of a recognized procedural and diagnosis coding course.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
HM

Air Force Speciality Code
4A0X1

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