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Coding Manager

Coding Manager

Job ID 
2018-1807
Location 
US-TX-Dallas
Metro Area 
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Function 
Revenue Cycle Management
Employment Status 
Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

U.S. Anesthesia Partners (USAP) is the largest single-specialty anesthesia practice in the country with over 4,000 clinical providers and associates.  By joining our team you will participate in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment.  As an organization we are mission focused on delivering the highest quality in patient care and you will be directly supporting our talented clinical team.  We extend this same commitment to quality to our associates and supply tools and resources that will ensure we win in the healthcare marketplace and support of USAP.

 

We are proud of our inclusive people culture that supports our associates to perform at their best.  USAP is an equal opportunity employer.  Candidates with physician services or related health care experience is a plus. We offer a competitive benefits package. 

 

The manager is responsible for ensuring timely, accurate and compliant Professional Fee Anesthesia coding through appropriate direction, training and supervision of the Coding staff.  This position provides daily, weekly and monthly reports to management as requested.

Responsibilities

  • Provide training and on-going performance monitoring for all staff members as well as annual reviews. Reviews are to be completed within the month they are due. Training must be department wide, scheduled and documented.
  • Develop and monitor compliance with policies and procedures for coding department. Procedures are to be updated at least annually but must be updated whenever a significant change to a process occurs.
  • Monitor productivity of coding staff members and report daily. Communicate the department standards and performance expectations. Reports are to be maintained with daily, weekly, monthly and YTD data. This data is to be at least 40% of the employee review process.
  • Monitor turnaround time for coding process (from receipt through charge posting) and reported per policy.
  • Oversee denial and edit reviews and processing.
  • Provide orientation to new providers and on-going coding support to all providers,
  • Monitor and review coding work queues and ensure appropriate quality standards (including CPT, ICD-9, ASA, HCPCS codes) are met.
  • Share communication for all coding compliance and education updates, as well as payer regulations and guidelines that affect provider practices and coding staff procedures.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of GE Centricity (Groupcast) workflows.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to personnel management.
  • Mentor employees, conduct performance evaluations, counsel and provide disciplinary actions to assigned personnel, and works to facilitate individual and team development that drives positive results.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications

US Anesthesia Partners, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • In-depth knowledge of Anesthesia Coding including CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS and ASA coding
  • In-depth knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, Workers Compensation guidelines and billing standards
  • In-depth knowledge of Anesthesia and Acute pain billing guidelines
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, physicians, and external customers. 
  • Excellent Verbal and Written skills 
  • Ability to prioritize work and work independently with minimal supervision

 

 

  • Must have strong keyboard skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have a pleasant disposition and high tolerance level for diverse views and opinions
  • Ability to motivate diverse personalities within the department
  • Membership and active participation in professional organizations
  • Communicate well with the public
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English 
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EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or health related field.  Will consider a combination of education and work experience equivalent.
  • Professional Coding Certification (i.e. CPC, CCSP) required.    
  • Prefer a minimum of two years Professional fee anesthesia experience or other related business office experience. 
  • Three to five years prior supervisory experience in a coding production environment preferred.

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