University of MS Medical Center
We are looking for an experienced coder and/or auditor to work in the office of integrity and compliance on physician compliance.
To perform internal audits to ensure regulatory compliance in an assigned area such as documentation, coding, insurance, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). To educate physicians and departmental staff on regulatory compliance guidelines, privacy regulations, coding and billing requirements.
Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or related field plus three (3) years of icd-9 and/or icd-10, CPT coding, and/or billing experience or equivalent combination of education/experience. Prefer certification from American Health Information Management association (AHIMA), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and/or Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).
Prefer certification from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and/or Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).
Knowledge of program/subject area statutory or regulatory provisions and administrative procedures. Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9 & ICD-10 coding principles and guidelines, medical terminology, and insurance plans. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, clients, and other compliance staff members. Skill in applying regulatory guidelines to identify and solve problems. Skill in conducting compliance training. Ability to gather and analyze medical records and billing data and generate reports. Ability to present educational information.
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