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Job Title: Coding Analyst

Employer:Texas Health Resources
Type:Full-Time
Location:-, TX
Date Posted:8/22/2018

Reviews, researches, resolves and trends billing and coding edits:

• Audits and confirms the coding of diagnoses and procedures relevant to the resolve the billing/coding edits.

• Reviews appropriate regulatory references to identify/substantiate diagnoses, procedures and modifiers that support services billed.

• Takes initiative to query the physician for documentation or clarification to justify services.

• Works in conjunction with Senior Analyst and the CBO for follow up, resolution and trending of coding related denials and appeals.

• Maintains required productivity standards.

Trends documentation, reimbursement, and coding:

• Tracks opportunities for documentation, reimbursement and coding improvement.

• Provides information and feedback on coding related software edits, denials issues, reimbursement trends, and billing and coding errors to HIS management, clinical departments and CBO.

Assists the management team with Fiscal Management of coding resources and processes:

• Assists manager with the processes associated with the weekly DNFB to consistently meet entity/system goals.

• Meets productivity standards for completion of denial review processes.

• Performs coding when necessary and requested by HIS coding management team.

Professional Accountability:

• Maintains frequent and regular contact with supervisor and seeks consultation and guidance when appropriate.

• Participates in personal annual performance evaluation, providing opportunity for growth and development.

• Consistently abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the AHIMA and adheres to official coding guidelines.

• Maintains required productivity standards.

For Coding Analyst:

Associate's Degree Health Information Services or related field. Req Or

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent 2 Years Coding experience in lieu of degree Req

Experience

3 Years Coding in an acute care setting Required

2 Years Performing billing and coding denials resolution Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

CCS - Certified Coding Specialist 12 Months Requred Or

CCA - Certified Coding Associate 12 Months Requred Or

RHIA - Registered Health Information Administrator 12 Months Required Or

RHIT - Registered Health Information Technician 12 Months Required Or

CPC - Certified Professional Coder 12 Months Required

For Coding II Positions:
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED). (Completion of college level courses in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology highly desirable)

**Associate's degree in related field preferred. **

EXPERIENCE:

2 years coding experience.

Experience in multi-specialty E/M preferred

LICENSE / CERTIFICATION:

American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC):

REQUIRED Upon Hire:

CPC-Certified Professional Coder or and

CCS-P Certified Coding Specialist -Physician - based

OR

Other Specialty Certification Upon Hire Such as:

CCVTC -Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Coder

CEMC -Certified Evaluation and Management Coder

CGSC - General Surgery

COSC - Orthopedic Surgery

CCC - Cardiology




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