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Specialty Coding Educator - Anesthesia

Specialty Coding Educator - Anesthesia

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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 individual in this roll will support our QA process and Coder and Provider education. Responsibilities include the reviewing of coding accuracy and quality and educational feedback to coders. Provide Clinical Documentation review and provider education to support correct coding and regulatory compliance. The position requires Anesthesia, Surgical coding and regulatory knowledge, analytical skills as well as the ability to work independently while meeting required due dates. This is not a remote position. The ideal candidate will reside in the Maryland, DC or Virginia area, with the expectation of traveling when necessary.



Coder Education:

  • Conduct Coder QA and Education as part of identified remediation
  • Collaborate with Management on development of individual or group performance improvement plans related to billing compliance or coding issues
  • Develop or review internal workflow or pathway directives that impact coding and charge capture
  • Conduct coder Pre- production QA and education

Provider Education:

  • Documentation review and Feedback sessions
  • Documentation template improvements
  • Coding and Regulatory Updates related to Specialty coding and procedures


Training & Curriculum:

  • Development and delivery of coding educational materials and training for use both internal and external to the department, including physicians live and remote methods.
  • Maintain operational workflow pathways and assist coding leads as needed
  • Maintain Coding resources shared library

Other Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes knowledge of revenue cycle, analyzes coding data to assist with QA selection process
  • Assist in supporting teams with analysis and review of documentation for new business
  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information concerning patients, physicians, employees, clients, vendors, and the company.
  • Ensure compliance with all State, Federal, professional regulations as well as department rules, policies, and procedural manuals.
  • Adherence to Safety Regulations.
  • Adherence to HIPAA Regulations.
  • Maintain specialty certification CEU’s, coding updates and all regulatory or payer guidance
  • Other duties as assigned.


JOB REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Communicate well with the public
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English


  • The individual in this role must possess a National coding certification (AHIMA, AAPC) and have compliance auditing and Specialty Coding Education experience
  • National Certification and Minimum of five years’ Experience in physician coding, Anesthesia/Pain Management, Surgery and E/M, ICD-10, with experience in Academic settings.
  • Proficient in MS Office including Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Experience in Revenue Cycle and Claim processing
  • Demonstrated superior presentation skills
  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous clients or projects with a high level of attention to detail
  • This position covers Maryland and Florida, travel is required


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