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Supervisor, Phys Med Coding

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Hyannis, MA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
171223-50006333-2
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Financial Services
  • Management
  • Administrative / Clerical
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Supervisor, Phys Med Coding-171223-50006333-2
Description
Supervise staff and assists management with providing coding and educational support to coders and providers.
  • Oversees the daily operations of the Physician Coding Department as directed by the Coding Manager.
  • Monitors coding operations for compliance with established policies, regulations, procedures and standards.
  • Supervises staff actions as related to coding, communication with practices and resolution of claim edits, denials, procedures and standards as related to Physician Coding.
  • Assists management with the administration of education and training necessary, evaluating the effectiveness of the education plan or performance improvement plans, providing feedback to Coding Manager.
  • Work collaboratively with Coding Manager and Practice Management staff to assess the strengths of practitioners and staff involved in the coding process and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Serve as a resource to physician practices and staff for ongoing educational needs related to coding.
  • Respond to practitioners and management questions regarding coding and reimbursement, researching as necessary to find answers and make recommendations.
  • Assist in the development, implement and evaluate educational programs for Coding applications and processes.
  • Provides input to Coding Management for employee evaluations.
  • Maintains current working knowledge of all coding and reimbursement rules, regulations, trends and new developments. Responsible for providing knowledge to staff as related.
  • Makes sound judgments; strong organizational, independent, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Performs other job related duties and assignments as requested.

Qualifications:
 
  • High School Degree or equivalent Associate or Bachelor degree in business, healthcare, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of three to five years experience in Physician Coding, including experience in auditing and/or management.
  • Requires CPC certification with the AAPC or Certified Coding Specialist- Physician-based (CCS-P) with AHIMA. Specialty in E&M (CEMC), Certified Evaluation and Management Coder through the AAPC, or CPMA, Certified Professional Medical Auditor through the AAPC preferred.
  • Requires comprehensive understanding of Evaluation and Management Coding. Requires comprehensive understanding of ICD-10 coding.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in creating training materials and deliver training in area of expertise.
  • Experience with software applications as they apply to the computerized patient record and billing system (ECW, Patient Keeper, Soarian Financials preferred). Knowledge and expertise in the following areas: physician billing requirements, CPT/ICD-10 coding schemes and physician reimbursement methodologies. Demonstrated ability to create training materials and deliver training in area of expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to create strong working relations with physicians. Proficient PC skills; proficient use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word desired.
  • Capable of working independently as well as in a team environment.

Schedule Details: Full-time 40 Hours per week 8a-4p Monday-Friday Req: 22680
Organization: Cape Cod Healthcare, Inc.
Primary Location: Hyannis
Department: HCI-Revenue Cycle
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Day
Weekend Shifts: None
Holiday Shifts: None
Posting Start Date: Jan 10, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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