Posted 7 months ago  

Medical Coding Manager

Posted 7 months ago - 93 views - 13 Applied

Job Description

Objectives

  • Manage the coding workflow and ensure timely and high-quality coding of diagnoses and procedures using ICD-10, CPT-4, HCPCS, and HCPC coding classification systems to meet billing system requirements.
  • Work closely with physicians, clinicians, technicians, insurance companies, provider groups and other integral parties to uncover and discuss coding analysis results.
  • Develop, modify and execute company policies and procedures that affect immediate operations and may have organization-wide impact.
  • Analyze issues where understanding situations or data requires and in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives.
  • Implement strategic policies, while selecting methods and evaluation criteria or obtaining accurate results.
  • Research and make recommendations to executive management regarding new coding trends and policies (i.e. telehealth, virtual first care, care coordination and navigation).

Responsibilities

  • Retrieve and collect information from various resources for reporting.
  • Analyze medical malpractice and denied claims by identify issues, events, diagnoses and procedures that resulted in those actions.
  • Prepare summaries of medical procedures and assign the appropriate codes that apply.
  • Review claims to formulate a synopsis of facts and collaborate with external claims examiners regarding the synopsis as needed.
  • Make corrections to draft reports sent for physician review and submit approved reports to management in a timely fashion.
  • Key member and driver of the Revenue Cycle team.
  • Creates and manages coding workflows.
  • Trains physicians and clinical staff on appropriate coding.
  • Works with EHR config team on template development and structured data design.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in health information systems or business.
  • Certification as a CPC for medical practices (current certification required).
  • 5+ years of medical coding in a multi-specialty practice.
  • Experience with the care team concept and how to code for a care team.
  • Telehealth coding experience and full understanding of coding changes/updates caused by COVID-19.
  • Proven experience in administrative medical information management and computer applications.
  • Ability to learn and use new EHR and other software systems quickly.

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