Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr Coding & Reimburs Spec - Family Med

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512201 - Family Med Dpt Lbk Genl

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.

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Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
The Texas Tech Physicians Department of Family Medicine  is committed to providing high quality medical care for individuals of all ages. We are dedicated to providing an excellent training environment for Family Medicine Physicians of today and the future. Our department is a fast-paced, team-oriented environment where the patient always comes first. 

The Senior Coding and Reimbursement Services Specialist will contribute to our mission by:
  • Performing coding and charge entry for service provided in the Family Medicine clinic
  • Performing coding and charge entry for service provided by Family Medicine physicians in the inpatient setting.
  • Monitoring  federal and state regulations regarding professional service descriptions, coding, fee billing, reimbursement and service substantiation.
It is critical for the Senior Coding and Reimbursement Specialist to demonstrate excellent communication skills, training ability, effective problem solving, and professionalism. The Senior Coding and Reimbursement Specialist must be able to keep calm under pressure and be comfortable working with providers and nurses.

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Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
Lubbock, Texas

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with 3M Computer Assisted Coding product. Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point. 

HSC - Lubbock

Family Med Dpt Lbk 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.

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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. 

A minimum of three (3) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding. 
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).

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