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Coding & Data Integrity Coordinator


Pay: TBD

Full Job Description
 

The Coding & Data Integrity position is remote in select states and PRN (per re nata), as needed basis. iThis candidate must have and maintain an expert level of knowledge and application of OP coding guidelines, rules, and conventions. They monitor daily workflow to ensure organizational, departmental, and team goals are met, and prepare weekly timely filing reports, responsible for multiple work queues including claim edits, external audits, coding questions, customer service, denials, combined/uncombined. Performs coding audits and reports results to the coding manager. Develops coding education materials in collaboration with the coding manager and delivers education to coding and/or CDI teams including but not limited to I-10 updates, CPT, HCPCS, audit and/or edit trends, compliant queries, and system updates. Functions as subject matter expert for the OP coding team and other personnel to answer questions, assist with problem resolution, and special projects assigned by department leadership.

Experience and Education

 

Preferred Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree in Health Information Management and/or closely related field. Required three to five (3-5) years acute hospital based coding experience and documented progression of leadership capacity based on past experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

 

Job Duties

  • Monitors daily workflow to assure organizational, departmental, and team goals are met.
  • Prepare daily DNFC volumes reports, is responsible for multiple work queues including but not limited to claim edits, mortality, coding questions, customer service/PFS, Xactimed, denials, combined/uncombined.
  • Performs coding audits and reports results to the coding manager. Develops coding education materials in collaboration with the coding manager and delivers education to coding and/or CDI teams including but not limited to I-10 updates, CPT, HCPCS, audit and/or edit trends, compliant queries, and system updates.
  • Works in collaboration with coding leadership and other departments to provide coding support through data analysis and system functionality.
  • Functions as a resource for the coding team and other personnel to answer questions, assist with problem resolution, and special projects assigned by department leadership.
  • Provides back up coverage for the coding team as needed.
  • Provides new coder onboarding education/ training in collaboration with the coding manager.
  • Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

Security

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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