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Job Title: Billing Specialist II - Surgical Coder

Employer:UT Southwestern Medical Center
Type:Hourly
Required Certifications:Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
Preferred Certifications:Advanced Records Technician (ART) or Registered Records Administrator (RRA)
Location:Dallas, TX
Date Posted:1/28/2019

Billing Specialist II - Surgical Coder

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Full-Time, Day Shift

 

Take advantage of this opportunity to join UT Southwestern Medical Center – ranked one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal. Due to our continued growth, UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking a Billing Specialist II- Surgical Coder.

 

Job Duties:

·         Analyzes, investigates and resolves coding edits for E&M services, diagnostic studies, and minor surgical procedures. This includes CPT, diagnosis, modifier, bundling, duplicate charge, and custom edit resolution. Requires knowledge of the carrier's (Federal/State/Private) regulations and guidelines, internal revenue cycle coding processes and be familiar with the billing practices of the specialty service line. This position requires a high degree of organization and accuracy and requires clear communication with providers on a regular basis to insure visits are well documented and meet all billing requirements.

·         Performs limited abstracting on E&M services, diagnostic studies, and moderate to minor surgical procedures. Requires the ability to read the progress note and or procedure results and confirm or change the CPT code(s), diagnosis code(s) and modifiers (if applicable). Requires knowledge of the carrier coverage policies and be familiar with the billing practices of the specialty service line. Must be familiar with the Medicare and Medicaid teaching physician documentation billing rules.

·         Investigates and resolves coding and registration Epic Resolute Claim edits. Requires strong knowledge of Epic's carrier registration filing order rules and billing rules.

·         Performs manual charge entry for all non-EpicCare and non-automated sites of services. This includes E&M visits and procedures across several centralized service lines. Depending on the clinical department they may be required to review and release charges from a computer assisted coding environment.

·         Periodically assists in obtaining insurance authorizations and accurately maintaining the authorization records, communicate patient balance and patient-responsibility amounts to clinics and/or patient/families, responding to requests for information. Attend coding and billing in-services to stay current on changes; attend other meetings and training as assigned.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

·         High School diploma or equivalent; associate degree preferred.

·         Four (4) years medical billing or collections experience; One (1) year must include billing and or denials management for complex E&M services, diagnostic studies, and/or minor surgical procedures.

·         Working knowledge of Epic Resolute, EpicCare, and Epic CPOE.

·         Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Advanced Records Technician (ART), or Registered Records Administrator (RRA) preferred.

 

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.


About UT Southwestern Medical Center:

UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers with more active Nobel Prize winners than any other medical school in the world. As a premier educational, clinical and research institution, UT Southwestern is home to more than 2,000 distinguished scientists, physicians and allied health professionals. Our University Hospital has achieved Magnet® recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), joining only 7% of hospitals in the United States.

 

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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To learn more and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/billing

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