The University of Texas Medical Branch Coder - Revenue Cycle Coding in Galveston, Texas
High school diploma or equivalent and two years of medical billing or related experience, or related training from an accredited agency. The coder must be able to code & QA Outpatient Technical and Professional in 4 or more specialties. CCA, CCS, or CCSP coding certification from AHIMA; or CPCA, CPC, CPCHA coding certification from AAPC required within one year of hire. Successful completion of General Compliance Coder testing within 6 months of hire is also required.
Properly codes Professional Inpatient, Physician outpatient and technical charges for multiple clinics to ensure accuracy and optimal reimbursement from all third party payers
Salary Range **
Salary is commensurate with experience
Specific Job Related Duties **
Works coding related charge reviewand claimedits dailyto ensuretimelyandaccurate billing.The Specialist shouldalso researchesandresolve anyand all codingrelated issues, andassists inmeetingproductivityand qualitystandards.
Conducts the qualityreviewofoutpatient coding, assures coding compliance withfederalregulations,andmaintains up-to-date codingguidelines and codingpolicychanges. Reviews,interprets,and assignsdiagnostic andprocedural codes baseduponmedical recorddocumentationaccordingto correct coding principles. Provides skilled and specialized technicalwork in documentationandcodingfor medical billing, abstracts complexpatient-relateddatafrom medical recordsand coding of diagnoses andproceduresusingICD-10 and CPTcodes.
Work allWQPB/HBerrors daily
Educate and offerfeedbackto physicians and staff asneeded to ensure that documentation iscomplete,accurate,and compliant with guidelines.
Maintainacceptableproductivitylevel and keepPre/ARat orbelowdepartmental standard.
Activelyparticipateinteam functions suchas team meetings, educational sessions, and teamprojects.
Adheres to internalcontrols and reportingstructure.
Closing Statement **
Equal Employment Opportunity **
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Regular
Job Title: Coder - Revenue Cycle Coding
Job ID: 58919
Business Unit: FINCE