Sr Coding & Reimburs Spec

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Published
September 12, 2021
Location
Lubbock, TX
Job Type
 

Description

Position Description

Reviews official medical records with physician/healthcare provider documentation and assigns appropriate codes for all physician/healthcare provider services from current editions of official coding sources. Ensures accurate, complete, and timely code assignments for all physician/healthcare providers.

Major/Essential Functions

Coding and billing of hospital-based EKGs, echos, stress tests, and dopplers.
Coding and billing for Texas Tech Physicians Cardiology ambulatory services.
Ensures accurate demographic/insurance information.
Charge capture projects.
Revie and work coding edits for proper billing.

Occasional Duties

Coding of other Texas Tech Physician Internal Medicine services as needed.

Required Qualifications

Education:
A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience:
A minimum of three (3) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding.

Certification:
Current certification through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in the following areas:

  • Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P)
  • Certified Coding Specialists (CCS)
  • Certified in Healthcare Privacy (CHP)
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • Certified Coding Associate

OR current certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) in of the following areas:

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPH-H).

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with cardiology test reads. Experience with 2021 evaluation and management documentation guidelines. Experience with internal medicine subspecialty coding. Experience with documentation improvement projects. Professional fee coding in an academic center.

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

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