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Job Requirements

  • Evaluate coding compliance through coding audits
  • Manage coding denials and identifies coding issues
  • Review coding denials for appropriate and accurate coding
  • Provide monthly coding education to all coding staff
  • Evaluating and educating coding staff and assuring coding
  • Resolving coding issues and maintaining/improving coding quality
  • Transitioning outpatient coding staff from coding within legacy system to EPIC
  • Review proper coding with individuals
  • Assist with production coding responsibilities
  • Maintain the coding compliance manual
  • Do audits on the coding
  • Supervise any regional coding leadership
  • Report out all coding details
  • Educate staff on coding errors-
  • Ensure that high priority coding
  • Planning and organizing coding workflows
  • Develop strategies for educating providers on improving coding practices and coding accuracy
  • Evaluate clinical documentation, audit coding quality for inpatient, and outpatient coding, and address coding documentation issues
  • Facilitate coding in a timely fashion
  • Provide oversight to coding office procedures

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HIM Coding Director

Himagine Solutions Irving, TX Full-Time
$55.00 - $60.00 / hour
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MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Hire coding personnel, conduct performance evaluations, counsel employees in performance improvement, conflict resolution, disciplinary action, and coordination of employee schedules for adequate coverage
• Provide effective leadership and oversight for direct reports.
• Foster an environment of teamwork and service excellence within the department
• Ensures compliance with CHRISTUS internal guideline requirements related to maintenance of the legal health record.
• Monitors and reports key performance indicators as required by Sr. leadership
• Develop plans for performance improvement for coding operations
• Develop, implement and monitor policies and procedures, guidelines, and coding compliance plan for coding
• Perform audits to ensure coding compliance
• Develop productivity measures for coding of medical records and ensure adherence to quality and compliance requirements
• Work and communicate with all departments, coding professionals, and medical staff to improve documentation in the medical record
• Ensure compliance with the Office of Inspector General, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and state and federal regulations
• Monitor coding systems to ensure optimal performance. Recommend upgrades or changes to current system and participate in selection of new systems.
• Ensure records are coded within established guidelines and corporate requirements while still maintaining quality
• Ensures timely, accurate, and complete coding clinical data for billing, reimbursement, utilization resources, and patient information systems
• Ensure proper staffing and distribution of assignments
• Acts as a resource for the coding staff while also serving as liaison in the organization for all coding related issues and questions
• Monitor changes in laws, regulations, and policies that impact clinical documentation, reimbursement and coding

  • Evaluate coding compliance through coding audits
  • Manage coding denials and identifies coding issues
  • Review coding denials for appropriate and accurate coding
  • Provide monthly coding education to all coding staff
  • Evaluating and educating coding staff and assuring coding
  • Resolving coding issues and maintaining/improving coding quality
  • Transitioning outpatient coding staff from coding within legacy system to EPIC
  • Review proper coding with individuals
  • Assist with production coding responsibilities
  • Maintain the coding compliance manual
  • Do audits on the coding
  • Supervise any regional coding leadership
  • Report out all coding details
  • Educate staff on coding errors-
  • Ensure that high priority coding
  • Planning and organizing coding workflows
  • Develop strategies for educating providers on improving coding practices and coding accuracy
  • Evaluate clinical documentation, audit coding quality for inpatient, and outpatient coding, and address coding documentation issues
  • Facilitate coding in a timely fashion
  • Provide oversight to coding office procedures

Recommended skills

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Medical Records
Patient Information Leaflet
Medicare
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