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Senior Certified Coder - (700 Ackerman Rd) - Corporate

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Location:  700 Ackerman Rd

PurposeActs as a lead and subject matter expert on a coding team.  Manages and monitors the coding and reimbursement activities for professional services provided to patients within a specified clinical area or group of clinical specialty areas with responsibility for lead supervision of others or performance of the more advanced and difficult assignments.  This position utilizes advanced knowledge of specialty coding to analyze patient medical records, ensuring that documentation by providers conforms to legal and procedural requirements.  The Senior Certified Coder will assign specified codes to medical diagnoses and/or clinical procedures

Requirements:  High School diploma or GED; Certification of CPC, CCS, CCS-P; or equivalent designation; three to five years experience directly related to coding and reimbursement for physician services; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of CPT, HCPCS procedure and professional supply codes and ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes used for billing services provided by physicians and licensed non-physician providers. Knowledge of third party fee profiles and reimbursement requirements. Knowledge of current and developing issues and trends in medical coding procedures and requirements. Ability to gather and interpret data and develop, recommend, and implement solutions. Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Preferences:  Experience working with Electronic Medical Records and IDX. Experience supervising or training staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists revenue cycle leadership in developing and monitoring charge capture methods and controls.  Monitors data sources to ensure receipt of charges.
  • Identifies, researches and communicates operational issues.
  • Performs various auditing activities related to physician coding to identify training needs and develop educational material.
  • Plans, assigns, and directs work for the coding team.  Assists in training and provides assistance and support to new and/or lower level coders.
  • Determines accurate CPT, HCPCS procedure and professional supply codes and ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes used for billing services provided by physicians and licensed non-physician providers.
  • Interacts with physicians and other patient care providers regarding billing and documentation policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Educates physicians, department administrators, and other administrative staff regarding implementation of new codes and revision of charge documents.
  • Remains current with medical compliance and reimbursement policies, such as medical necessity issues and correct coding issues.  Attends coding conferences, workshops, and in-house sessions to receive updated coding information and changes in coding and/or regulations.
  • Serves as liaison between billing staff, physicians and management.
  • Ensures strict confidentiality of financial and medical records.
  • Attendance, promptness, professionalism, the ability to pay attention to detail, cooperativeness with co-workers and supervisors, and politeness to customers, vendors, and patients.
  • Other duties or special projects as assigned.

 Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to osupjobs@osumc.edu or click here to submit that information



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700 Ackerman Road Suite 600 | Columbus, OH 43202
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