REVENUE INTEGRITY SPECIALIST - Centralized Revenue Integrity - Full Time - Day in San Diego, CA at Scripps Corporate Offices

Date Posted: 3/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The primary functions are daily management / resolution of revenue capture work queues (Account, Charge Review and Charge Router Review) that are designed to identify charge issues prior to billing and conducting quality and accuracy assessments of ancillary service area charge capture processes and clinical documentation for the care provided. Assessment includes review of the CPT/HCPCS codes associated with the procedural charges selected by the clinicians and coders, validation of the required documentation elements to support the services provided and charged, review of the charge capture processes including applicable charge sheets for supplies, medications, implants, procedures, validates accuracy and timeliness of charge entry. Provides timely feedback to ancillary care providers on quality and accuracy assessment. Able to evaluate and monitor coded diagnosis, coded procedures, and charges following National Correct Coding Guidelines, Medicare Integrated Code Editor, medical necessity, and regulatory billing guidelines. Identifies correct code and sequences the diagnoses and procedures using ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS and modifier assigned on accounts.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: High School graduate with completion of a certified coding program, or certified auditing program, or Associate's degree in health information technology. Demonstrates proficiency in use of ICD-10-CM, HCPCS, and CPT coding by successful completion of a written exam for outpatient Coder level II. Proficient in preparation and presentation of summary reports, education, and training power point presentations to focused groups and finance leadership. Minimum of one of one year experience required in an acute care hospital outpatient coding. Minimum of 1 year experience required in utilization of spreadsheets, graphics, power point, analytics and database applications. Minimum of 1 year experience preferred in the performance of charge quality assessments in an acute care hospital.

Required Certification/Registration: Certification/Registration: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from American Academy of Professional Coders, or Certified Internal Auditor from Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA), or Certified Medical Audit Specialist by American Association of Medical Audit Specialists (AAMAS).

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.