UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/17/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/28/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Candidates hired into this position will be able to work remotely.
Position under minimal supervision, the incumbent utilizes clinical and/or coding expertise to enhance revenue integrity by performing concurrent or retrospective charge capture audits for Anesthesia related charges/coding. These audits/edits compare medical record documentation to the itemized bill in accordance to governmental, coding and billing rules and regulations to identify opportunities for improved compliance and revenue opportunities Through more effective documentation or improved charge capture processes. Actively participates in compliance activities as required to assure revenue integrity.
Maintains a working knowledge of the revenue cycle process to aid in the implementation of regulatory standards while accurately complying with billing guidelines. Participates in ongoing coordination and resolution of revenue issues as they arise. Analyzes audit results to identify patterns, trends, variances and opportunities to improve revenue integrity. Coordinates with other Revenue Integrity team members and other departments as necessary to ensure identified patterns and trends are provided as feedback to improve revenue integrity going forward. Works assigned work queues to effectively manage charge audit issues and resolve issues in a timely fashion. Ensures audits are conducted accurately and timely to minimize delays in billing and eliminate potential denials or compliance related issues.
A Bachelor's Degree in business, healthcare administration or related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Three (3+) or more years of relevant experience i.e. Anesthesia Coding, Critical Care Coding, Pain Coding and Epic (work queues and charge entry).
Certified Professional Coder (CPC).
Experience and proven success in practices, procedures, and concepts of the healthcare revenue cycle and its component operations, including billing, collections, charge capture, contractual adjustments, third-party reimbursements, and cash management.
Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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