Supervisor Charge Capture and Coding (Remote)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Supervisor Charge Capture and Coding (Remote)

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240001A2

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

UTHealth Houston is hiring for a remote Supervisor, Charge Capture and Coding to join their team of professionals in Revenue Cycle. The Supervisor will be responsible for monitoring work queues, monitoring production reports, answering coding questions from the coding team, and more.

Location: 1851 Crosspoint Avenue, Houston, Texas 77054 for 2 weeks or less for training, then Virtual/Remote except in special circumstances (meetings, additional training, etc.). Must live in Texas (TX).

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

The Supervisor, Charge Capture and Coding works to achieve team and departmental goals by leading the charge capture and coding team in activities for assigned departments/CPT codes. Oversees the daily movement of charges and edits and ensures all are being cleared timely. Oversees the RAI process for timely responses by staff.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Oversees the charge capture process, both manual and electronic, to ensure all charges are entering the system as expected.

  2. Identifies trends in edits that pertain to coding; researches and resolves issues through provider education, staff education or system maintenance.

  3. Communicates effectively with staff on all charge capture and coding processes, and oversees the effectiveness of their work.

  4. Responsible for managing staff schedules and ensuring compliance with attendance policies.

  5. Monitors and documents production relating to charges received, cleared and extracted. Provides documentation to the manager as requested.

  6. Verifies coding is compliant with all CMS rules and regulations. Ensures all HIPPA rules are followed.

  7. Stays abreast of all new CPT, ICD-10 and HCPC coding rules.

  8. Monitors commercial payer guidelines and communicates all information that will impact charge capture and coding to staff.

  9. Responsible for the creation and maintenance of Internal Policies & Procedures for review by management for implementation.

  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

CPC Accreditation by AAPC

Microsoft Office experience; Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Visio

Minimum Education:

Associate’s Degree in Business or equivalent or a combination of education and related experience.

Minimum Experience:

Five (5) years of experience in Coding and/or Management role. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

https://www.uth.edu/benefits/

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.