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SUPERVISOR, CODING in San Diego, CA at Scripps Med Foundation Administration

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Join a winning team supporting Scripps Health as a Supervisor, Coding. Together, you’ll bring your expertise, compassion and excellence to all we do. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment and enjoys providing world class customer service.
As Supervisor, Coding, you will perform a variety of medical specialty based charge capture and/or coding functions (entering charges, reviewing and resolving coding edits, adding/removing modifiers, validating medical necessity, appropriately selecting the correct codes (ICD9/ICD10, CPT/HCPCS add modifiers), ensuring completeness of clinical documentation supports medical billing, performs partial/full record abstraction of charges and other medical coding or charge capture related duties. You will review, process and post transaction data from patient accounts. Gather, classify, tabulate and proofread financial data. Performs arithmetic calculations. Scan and electronically files documents.
Additionally, you will check items on reports, summarizing and posting the data to designated accounts, and perform a variety of other fiscal office duties. Perform regular coding monitoring and educational reviews for providers and coding team to support meeting billing requirements for governmental and commercial payers. Provide timely and accurate updates to key stakeholders relative to coding updates and performance to maintain and/or improve reimbursement.
Enforce full utilization of entire medical record for complete coding and accurate abstracting. Remain current on new health record regulations and legislation and notifies department of significant changes in health record practices. Confer with physicians and nurses face-to-face or via questions sheet to clarify information, obtain needed documentation to support the clinical severity of the patient. Maintain a complete understanding of the processes, applications and systems that relate to assigned area of responsibility. Ensure the integrity of data capture, processing and reporting for assigned area of responsibility.
This is a Full Time, Salaried position located at 4S.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Five (5) years experience in a Coding or Auditing division.
  • Experience required with reimbursement methodologies, auditing of medical records to support billed services, appealing denied services, evaluating services for medical necessity, and various electronic health information systems.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all levels of agency personnel, patients, physicians and external contacts.

Required Certification/Registration:
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and/or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) and/or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Associates degree in Health Information, Business Administration or related field and/or minimum of 5 years healthcare experience in related field.
  • Supervisory or lead experience.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.