Guidehouse Medical Coding Supervisor- Radiology in Juneau, Alaska
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The Medical Coding Supervisor- Radiology supervises all activities related to Radiology, Interventional Radiology/Cardiology and medical coding functions of the MSO using the most current CPT/ICD/HCPCS manuals. Assists in developing and administering policies and procedures related to medical coding functions. Implements policies and procedures regarding interviewing, hiring, evaluation, disciplining, and promotion of staff. Routinely monitors employees and area progress to ensure performance goals and billing compliance guidelines are met. Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and leadership skills. Must be able to: accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of staff’s assignments; work independently; recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient, employee and employer confidentiality; relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; be visible and approachable; exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment; demonstrate a quality work ethic and consistently follow policies and procedures; be exemplary at all times, especially in levels of maturity, responsibility, judgment and conduct. Performs other duties requested by the manager.
Oversees the medical coding of CPT and ICD Codes of Radiology and Cardiology notes
Maintains the distribution of work in the Radiology workques within the Optum CAC coding application and manage workflow
Forwards information to departmental personnel to educate areas on billing compliance issues
Performs monthly QA as required
Informs staff when new LCD’s are released
Monitors TES Work files to ensure appropriate corrections are made in a timely manner
Evaluates all edits or issues that come across the interface and provides needed information to manager or appropriate party.
Responsible for Optum CAC Pro Administration
Adds/ Updates users
Submits and updates tickets regarding issues related to the system
Evaluates and maintains straight to bill candidates
Provides and/or oversee proper training for each employee
Distributes monthly performance feedback to employees that is constructive, useful, and timely
Documents, observes, and works directly with employees to improve problem areas, provides assistance where possible and follows up with employees to ensure progress is made
Follows progressive steps in the disciplinary process
Secures the most current ICD books or other appropriate materials are used to achieve the most accurate coding to meet billing compliance and AMA guidelines
Sustains effective level of staffing, matching skills to appropriate duties. Re-evaluates priorities and adjust assignments as necessary.
Evaluates vacations, breaks, and overtime in order to process coding documents within stated time frame
Provides back-up for absent employees and/or when workload dictates
Enforces time and attendance rules strictly and uniformly
Reports time off accurately in the time management system (e.g., Kronos, ADP)
Approves time records as required
Understands all facets and implications of the job and assists with day-to-day workflow and coding functions
Stays abreast of current issues and developments in the operating systems
Maintains personal productivity and QA goals within appropriate standards set by management
Reads newsletters, publications, and attends audio conferences to maintain and expand current knowledge of billing compliance and AMA guidelines
Retains all coding certifications
The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
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Rewards and Benefits
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program