Job Description

Extended Job Title
Coding & Reimburs Spec

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Reviews official medical records with physician/healthcare provider documentation and assigns appropriate codes for all physician/healthcare provider services from current editions of official coding sources. Ensures accurate, complete, and timely code assignments for all physician/healthcare providers.

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Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
*Responsible for keeping current in the use of ICD10 & CPT4 coding, modifying and/or updating the inpatient/outpatient billing forms.
*Responsible for working and appealing rejected claims and for the collections and appeals of the various workfiles.
*Implements/enforces federal and state regulations regarding professional service descriptions, coding, fee billing, reimbursement and service substantiation.  Accurate coding of healthcare items and services in accordance with TTUHSC's policies and applicable payer standards.
*Maintains/operates systems to capture professional fees and proper codes for reimbursement.
*Develop/analyze/prepare weekly reports for hospital based NSQIP programs.
*Operates compliance audit program for evaluation of medical records, billing documentation and charge coding

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Schedule Details
Monday - Friday

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
At least two (2) years of coding and reimbursement experience in a physician group, clinic or academic health care setting.

HSC - El Paso

Orthopaedics Elp

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Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

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EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus at least two (2) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding. OR A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus successful completion of a recognized procedural and diagnosis coding course.

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