US Anesthesia Partners

  • Physician Coding Liaison (Florida)

    Metro Area Orlando, FL
    Job ID
    2018-2386
    Location
    US-FL-Maitland
    Function
    Revenue Cycle Management
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • 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 individual in this role will serve as the key point of contact for coding and documentation information in the hospital and ASC setting, providing feedback, and charge capture resolution. Acts as a liaison between our Providers [Physician and/or CRNA) and the Physician Coding RCM Department. Coordinates communication and process information between Coding, Physicians/Providers, Medical Group Operations Leadership, Provider Compensation, Clinical Informatics, Compliance, and other partners.

     

    This is a regional position and travel will be required. This role will sit in the Maitland or Ft. Lauderdale, FL offices.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):

    • Provides on-site coding and documentation education and feedback related to anesthesia coding, payer requirements, performs regular rounding at sites and departments to provide adequate on-site support.
    • Queries Physicians/Providers prompted by Physician Coding Department Coders to assist in resolving coding and documentation questions. Relays any coding changes, feedback, and education to Physicians/Providers as appropriate.
    • Attends and provides coding and documentation information, as requested, to Physician/Provider and/or Clinic/Site Department meetings.
    • Conducts Physician/Provider education that include coding and/or documentation topics, such as Documentation Specialist Provider on-line review meetings, and RCM division meetings.
    • Reviews and provides coding and/or documentation guidance, diagnosis, and charge capture preference lists as well as EMR templates.
    • Under the Direction of QA/Education -Develops Physician/Provider specialty monthly reports to continually educate and communicate updates.
    • Communicates Physician/Provider new services to Physician Coding RCM Department Leadership.
    • Identifies and/or prompts documentation improvement as well as charge capture opportunities.
    • Maintains current knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other regulatory requirements pertaining to nationally accepted coding policies and standards
    • Identifies and/or prompts documentation improvement as well as charge capture opportunities.
    • Maintains current knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other regulatory requirements pertaining to nationally accepted coding policies and standards.
    • Other duties as assigned. 

    Qualifications

    JOB REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

    • Typically requires 5 years of experience in expert-level Anesthesia professional coding and billing experience and at least 3 years of experience in education/training of licensed providers.
    • Experienced Client Services Professional a plus

     

    Licenses & Certifications

    (Required)

    • Professional Coder (CPC) certification issued by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or,
    • Coding Associate (CCA) certification issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

    (Optional)

    • Coding Specialist - Physician (CCS-P) certification issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or
    • Health Information Administrator (RHIA) registration issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or
    • Health Information Technician (RHIT) registration issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or
    • (CHC) through the Healthcare Compliance Association (HCA)

    EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

    • High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s preferred, will consider a combination of education and work experience equivalent.
    • Advanced training that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program.
    • Clinical Licensing and experience welcomed.

     

    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.

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