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Job Title: Coding Manager

Employer:eCatalyst Healthcare Solutions
Type:Salaried Full-Time
Skills:Management experience,professional coding,auditing,quality review,staffing
Required Certifications:CPC or CCS-P
Location:Chicago, IL
Date Posted:3/11/2019

Job Description 

The Coding Manager provides operational and quality oversight for our client’s Professional Services Coding section. The Coding Manager serves as a resource to leaders, staff and physicians on coding and documentation standards and regulations; conducts trend analysis, audits and internal investigations to monitor program compliance and initiates corrective action plans where appropriate; represents our company as a trusted partner on a daily basis with the client. 


Requirements include a passion for client service and quality; advanced professional services coding knowledge; demonstrated ability to communicate with physicians.  


This position is located in Chicago.   

 

Position Responsibilities 

  • Daily supervision of coding staff to ensure timely and accurate coding. 
  • Monitor productivity to ensure production goals are achieved.  
  • Monitor quality outcomes in coordination with audit team. 
  • Distribute and manage workflows for all coding staff.  
  • Report on all work queues/charges to ensure all services are coded within acceptable turnaround times.  
  • Ensure all work queues, prebilling edits and coding denials are completed within established guidelines keeping management abreast of status and any potential issues.  
  • Serve as a point of contact for questions and inquiries from various parties such as clients, staff, payers, etc.  
  • Manage the auditing and monitoring process for coding accuracy and ensure all coding work performed in a compliant manner as established by Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party payers.  
  • Effectively communicate with physicians, administrators, staff, etc. as needed regarding coding and documentation issues.  
  • Stay up- to-date on changes in Federal Policy (CMS) for coding, auditing and billing, including MACRA/MIPS, etc.  
  • Abide by standard medical professional code of conduct.  
  • Understand and follow all federal, state, and local coding coverage decisions. 

 
Education/Experience

  • At least 10 years professional fee coding experience and 5 years managerial experience in a clinic setting.  
  • Must have EPIC experience.   
  • Associates degree required, Bachelors preferred.  
  • CPC or CCS-P credential required.   

Applying

Allison Bloom
Sr. Director of Operations
Allison.Bloom@eCatalystHealth.com

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