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Medical Coding Clerk Supervisor - Coding Compliance Supervisor - 518631

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

 

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Medical Coding Clerk Supervisor - Coding Compliance Supervisor - 518631

  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
  • CCHS
  • Health Care / Social Services
  • Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
  • Closing at: Feb 9 2023 at 22:55 CST

Pay Grade/Pay Range:  55 Hourly (non-exempt) - Minimum - $ 12.88 Midpoint - $ 18.81


Department/Organization: 208411 - UMC Business Office


Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm; limited nights & weekends


Job Summary: The Medical Coding Clerk Supervisor performs coding and data entry functions for maximum reimbursement of physicians and ancillary services. Codes patient encounter forms (charge logs) from physicians' written diagnoses and/or medical records notes, physician coding and documentation education in a clinic setting, quarterly audit of patient records for the purpose of Billing and Documentation Compliance, charge file maintenance of the procedure codes and diagnosis codes in the computer. Assists Director of Medical Records in various areas. Supervises Medical Coding Clerks and students including delegation of work.


Additional Department Summary: The Coding Compliance Supervisor works closely with the Assistant Manager of Billing and Coding Compliance to supervise the medical coding staff in a manner that ensures maximum reimbursement, clean claims, and that departmental goals are met. Performs systematic chart audits reviewing medical record documentation against billing to assess compliance with all laws, rules, state and federal policies and procedures. Assists in task assignments to coders, project deadlines, and follows up on the progress of medical coders in completing said assignments. Assists in training of new coding staff and periodic employee performance evaluations. Monitors the timely completion of worklog tasks and claim edits.


Required Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of experience in ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS coding, billing, reimbursement, and / or auditing. Three (3) years of supervisory experience.


Skills and Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS coding and medical terminology. Excellent data entry skills. Understanding of the importance of operating an efficient and effective medical coding team and promoting a strong culture of integrity and responsibility across the college. Ability to analyze and interpret complex data. Ability to research and prepare comprehensive reports. Ability to monitor quality control standards. Ability to work at a rapid pace with numerous interruptions. Ability to cope with stressful conditions. Ability to demonstrate tact, versatility, and adaptability. Ability to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and directional initiative. Knowledge of health care management, clinic philosophy, and policies and operational procedures. Knowledge of human resource management practices including supervision and staff development. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and EMR. Skills in exercising initiative, judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making. Skills in developing and maintaining effective relationships with staff, providers, patients, and regulators. Skills in organizing work to achieve clinic goals and objectives.


Preferred Qualifications: Experience working work with clearing houses, NextGen EPM and EMR, Meditech, and IngeniousMed. Demonstrated knowledge of physician reimbursement in the following areas: CPT-4, ICD-10, HCPCS, and managed care guidelines. Certification, such as CPC, in medical coding a plus.


Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.


Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Please note, all Employment positions close at 10:55pm CST.

Non-Exempt positions are posted a minimum of 3 days. Exempt positions are posted a minimum of 7 days. Faculty positions are posted a minimum of 30 days.

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The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

 

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