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Manager Coding and Education Job in Kansas City, Missouri

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Job Title: Manager Coding and Education

Employer:University Health - Truman Medical Centers
Job Location:Other
Required Certifications:CPC or RHIT
Required Experience:5 to 7 years
Location:2301 Holmes St Kansas City 64108, MO, US
Date Posted:10/21/2021

Manages UPA coding services.  Responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing operations of coding department.  Maintains knowledge of regulatory changes in the industry and communicates changes to UPA leadership, physicians and coding staff.  Organizes and implements professional development and education for physicians and staff.

Job Duties and Responsibilities


1.    Writes policies and procedures for coding staff.

2.    Makes ultimate determination of codes when asked to do so.

3.    Ensures physician services are coded in a timely manner

4.    Educates physicians in coding and documentation.

5.    Coordinates with UPA Billing Manager the update of all charge tickets on an annual basis.

6.    Coordinates with UPA Billing Manager for implementation in Cerner Power Orders and the UPA Allscripts billing system new CPT-4 or HCPCS codes.

7.    Manages Coding staff to include hiring, orientating, training, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating.  Manages staff performance in quantitative and qualitative standards.

8.    Coordinates the update of billing systems and encounter forms as needed

9.    Orients new providers on proper coding, documentation and charge entry,

10. Manages the Corporate membership with the AAPC.

11. Coordinates and oversees monthly staff meetings.

12. Conducts audits of coding performed by coders and conveys results to management.

13. Responsible for research and education on coding issues for providers and staff.

14. Stays current on changes regarding Medicare, Medicaid and other third party payer coding and documentation requirements,

15. Responsible for providing coders with up-to-date coding materials.

16. Serve as reference for payer audits

17. Available for coding questions from providers and staff.

18. Takes personal responsibility for maintaining and upgrading own knowledge, skills and abilities to ensure personal growth in position.

19. Work is performed in UPA’s office and attendance is an essential function.

20. Performs other duties as assigned.

21. Promotes quality improvement, staff and patient safety, and cultural diversity through department operations and by personal performance

22. Presents a courteous and helpful demeanor, appropriate for age, to all patients, visitors, other Truman employees/medical staff members, or any other person an employee encounters while representing Truman Medical Centers.

23. Maintains current knowledge related to applicable statutes, regulations, guidelines and standards necessary to perform job duties in accordance with the requirements of the Corporate Compliance Plan.  Complies with the requirements of the Code of Conduct, Corporate Compliance Plan and Compliance Policies and Procedures, including training requirements.  Participates in compliance activities under the direction of the Department Manager and Corporate Compliance Officer.

Minimum Requirements

1.    Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a combination of education and experience.

2.    Coding certification required e.g., CPC or RHIT.

3.    Minimum of 5 years of work experience in medical record review, analysis, or coding.

4.    Experience working with physicians with coding and documentation.

5.    Management experience required.

6.    Excellent written and communication skills.


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