Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr 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.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Knowledge of the CPT, ICD-CM, and HCPCS nomenclature, coding rules guidelines.  Knowledge of inpatient and outpatient medical records processing and federal and state reimbursement regulations.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding in a physician group.

HSC - El Paso

Anesthesiology Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV, Transcript

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.

Job Group
Information and Records Clerks


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
Education: * A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: * A minimum of three (3) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding.
Certification: Current certification through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in the following areas: * Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P) * Certified Coding Specialists (CCS) * Certified in Healthcare Privacy (CHP) * Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) * Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) * Certified Coding Associate ORCurrent certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) in of the following areas: * Certified Professional Coder (CPC) * Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPH-H)

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