Sr Coding & Reimburs Spec

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Lubbock, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

Lubbock

 

Sr Coding & Reimburs Spec

29350BR

Position Description

Reviews official medical records with physician/healthcare provider documentation and assigns appropriate codes for all physician/healthcare provider services from current editions of official coding sources. Ensures accurate, complete, and timely code assignments for all physician/healthcare providers.

Org Level 7

512301 - Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus

HSC - Lubbock

Department

Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions

Coding and billing of hospital-based physician services. 
Ensures accurate demographic/insurance information.
Charge capture projects. 
Review and work coding edits for proper billing. 

Occasional Duties

Coding of other Texas Tech Physician Internal Medicine services as needed.

Required Qualifications

Education:

A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.


Experience: 

A minimum of three (3) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding.

 

Certification: 

Current certification through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in the following areas:

  • Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P)

  • Certified Coding Specialists (CCS) 

  • Certified in Healthcare Privacy (CHP) 

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) 

  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) 

  • Certified Coding Associate   

OR current certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) in of the following areas: 

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPH-H).

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with hospital physician-based E/M coding. Experience with 2021 evaluation and management documentation guidelines. Experience with internal medicine subspecialty coding. Experience with teaching physician guidelines. 

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis

Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum

Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum

Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Grant Funded?

No

Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Information and Records Clerks

Shift

Day

Schedule Details

Monday Friday 8am to 5pm

Travel Required

None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

No

Air Force Specialty Code

4A0X1

Navy Enlisted Classification Code

HM

Application Details

To view more information and to apply please visit: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/jobs/default.aspx


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