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#103300 PB Anesthesia Charge Review Specialist - Remote

Filing Deadline: Tue 1/28/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/17/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/28/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Candidates hired into this position will be able to work remotely.

DESCRIPTION

Position under minimal supervision, the incumbent utilizes clinical and/or coding expertise to enhance revenue integrity by performing concurrent or retrospective charge capture audits for Anesthesia related charges/coding. These audits/edits compare medical record documentation to the itemized bill in accordance to governmental, coding and billing rules and regulations to identify opportunities for improved compliance and revenue opportunities Through more effective documentation or improved charge capture processes. Actively participates in compliance activities as required to assure revenue integrity.

Maintains a working knowledge of the revenue cycle process to aid in the implementation of regulatory standards while accurately complying with billing guidelines. Participates in ongoing coordination and resolution of revenue issues as they arise. Analyzes audit results to identify patterns, trends, variances and opportunities to improve revenue integrity. Coordinates with other Revenue Integrity team members and other departments as necessary to ensure identified patterns and trends are provided as feedback to improve revenue integrity going forward. Works assigned work queues to effectively manage charge audit issues and resolve issues in a timely fashion. Ensures audits are conducted accurately and timely to minimize delays in billing and eliminate potential denials or compliance related issues.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor's Degree in business, healthcare administration or related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.

  • Three (3+) or more years of relevant experience i.e. Anesthesia Coding, Critical Care Coding, Pain Coding and Epic (work queues and charge entry).

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

  • Experience and proven success in practices, procedures, and concepts of the healthcare revenue cycle and its component operations, including billing, collections, charge capture, contractual adjustments, third-party reimbursements, and cash management.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Anesthesia Coding.
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
REVENUE CYCLE HC ANL 3
Department:
FACULTY PRACTICE REVENUE CYCLE
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Other
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

 

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