Billing and Coding Manager needed for large practice in Dallas
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Billing and Coding Manager for Large Practice in Dallas Texas
Description / Qualifications:
The manager is responsible for ensuring timely, accurate and compliant charge entry, collections and billing on-going projects through appropriate direction, training and supervision of the Billing staff. This position provides daily, weekly and monthly reports to COO as requested.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):
1. Provide training and on-going education for all staff members as well as annual reviews, and performance monitoring. Reviews are to be completed within the month they are due. Training must be department wide, scheduled and documented.
2. Develop and monitor compliance with policies and procedures for billing and demographics departments. Procedures are to be updated at least annually but must be updated whenever a significant change to a process occurs.
3. Monitor productivity of staff members and report monthly. All staff is to be aware of the standards of performance expectations. Reports are to be maintained with daily, weekly, monthly and YTD data. This data is to be at least 50% of the employee review process.
4. Monitor turnaround time for charge process (from receipt through charge posting) and reported per policy.
5. Maintain accurate daily balance of Accounts Receivable in each database.
6. Monitor concurrency on a daily basis.
7. Ensure that all fees are current and that all quotes reflect the current fee schedule requirements by procedure, including flat fees.
8. Ensure the daily electronic billing process is maintained accurately. Conduct audits of billed accounts at least monthly.
9. Oversee corrections to electronic claims reports.
10. Provide education and in-service to new providers and on-going coding support to all providers,
11. Audit billing work (including CPT, ICD-9, ASA, HCPCS codes).
12. Review audits of demographic work for accuracy of data entry and provide feedback to staff in a timely and constructive manner,
13. Develop communication plans for all coding and billing compliance updates, as well as payer regulations and guidelines that affect provider practices and billing staff procedures.
14. Maintains strictest confidentiality.
15. Performs other duties as assigned.
REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: All billing department
JOB REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Excellent Verbal and Written skills
Ability to prioritize work
In-depth knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, and HCPCS coding
In-depth knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, Workers Compensation guidelines and billing standards
In-depth knowledge of patient accounting systems and the ability to adapt prior knowledge to current software
In-depth knowledge of financial class setup and payer setup
Ability to work effectively with staff, physicians, and external customers
Must have strong keyboard skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Must have a pleasant disposition and high tolerance level for diverse views and opinions
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to motivate diverse personalities within the department
Membership and active participation in professional organizations
Bachelors degree in a business or health related field. Will consider a combination of education and work experience equivalent.
Professional Coding Certification (i.e. CPC, CMC or CCSP) required.
Three to five years prior supervisory experience preferred.
Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching
Must possess sufficient eye-hand coordination/manual dexterity to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment
Required normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports and evaluations.
Requires lifting papers and boxes up to 15 pounds occasionally
Requires dexterity to type 40-50 wpm.
WORKING CONDITIONS (environment and safety):
Work performed in office environment
Involves frequent contact with professional staff and managed care organizations
Work may be stressful at times
Interaction with others is frequent and often disruptive