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UT Health Supervisor, Charge Capture and Coding in Texas

Supervisor, Charge Capture and Coding

Texas

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Professional/Managerial

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190002XV

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

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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 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 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.

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