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Coding Integrity Specialist - Tyler

Location
Tyler, Texas
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Sep 2022
Description

Summary:

*CHRISTUS Health System offers the Coding Auditor as a remote opportunity in the Tyler, TX metro area and candidates must live within 2 hours of the Tyler , TX Metro area.*

The Coding Integrity Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing ongoing audits of medical records to ensure compliance with CMS' coding and documentation guidelines; provide education related to the coding and documentation of medical records within the physician practice; provide assessment and tracking of documentation compliance and audit accuracy rates; trend analysis and identify need for process enhancements or changes. Must also have a focus on regulatory and billing requirements. Should be able to perform audits independently and participate in performance improvement. May be assigned to variable work areas throughout CTC. Works cooperatively as a team with all coding, education, revenue cycle, and management associates.

**UP TO 40% TRAVEL WILL BE REQUIRED**

Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years' experience in CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM coding required.
  • Minimum of two years' audit experience in a multi-specialty physician office setting.
  • Bachelor's degree in Health Information or related field preferred or equivalent education and experience.
  • Certification in coding by either the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  • Certification by the National Alliance of Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS) is a plus.

Work Type: 

Full Time


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Details

  • Job Reference: 703108980-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CHRISTUS Health
  • Location: Tyler, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent