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Coding & Reimburs Specialist - Family Medicine

Company:
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Category:
Health and Medical Services
Type:
Full-Time
Lubbock

37115BR

Position Description
Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) and adheres to official coding guidelines and the Values Based Culture of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. 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 provider services to include procedural, diagnosis, and supplies in all places of service.

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department: Family Med Dpt Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions
The Texas Tech Physicians Family Medicine Clinic is committed to providing high quality patient care! The Department of Family Medicine is a team-oriented environment where the patient always comes first. We are dedicated to providing an excellent training environment for Family Medicine Physicians of today and the future. Our department is a fast-paced, team-oriented environment where the patient always comes first. 

The Coding and Reimbursement Services Specialist will contribute to our mission by:
  • Performing coding and charge entry for service provided in the Family Medicine clinic
  • Performing coding and charge entry for service provided by Family Medicine physicians in the inpatient setting.
  • Monitoring¬†¬†federal and state regulations regarding professional service descriptions, coding, fee billing, reimbursement and service substantiation.
It is critical for the Coding and Reimbursement Specialist to demonstrate excellent communication skills, training ability, effective problem solving, and professionalism.

Required Qualifications
High School graduate or equivalency required. A combination of coding and reimbursement or Medical billing experience, preferably in a physician group or health care institution to equal two years. Must include procedural and diagnosis coding; prefer experience in academic health care setting. OR High School graduate or equivalency required. Current coding certification from the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certification to remain current during term of employment.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with 3M Computer Assisted Coding product.

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 website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, 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. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

Pay Basis: Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Schedule Details
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Travel Required: None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No

Air Force Specialty Code
4A0X1

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
HM
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