Coding Supervisor - Physician Revenue Cycle Coding
Company: UNC Health Care Systems
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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This position supervises a staff of medical coders, either
inpatient or outpatient, and related support positions across all
entities that are owned or managed that have opted into shared
* Supervises the centralized coding and support staff who are
primarily remote across the health care system including monitoring
and managing work schedules, monitors attendance, motivates,
counsels and disciplines as needed. Recruits, skills test,
interview, selects, and hire new coding and support staff. * Serves
as a primary resource for coding staff regarding coding conventions
and guidelines and HCS specific guidelines and processes.
Researches coding guidelines and payer requirements as necessary to
respond to coding questions. Monitors Coder productivity and day to
day management of coding DNB/BWIP. * Communicates process and
policy changes including development and revision of new and
existing and policies and procedures. Performs employee performance
evaluations and work plans with development of goals and standards.
Identifies areas of opportunity for improvement in quality and
performance and coordinates with the Training and Quality team when
necessary. * Generates reports and builds reports as needed for
productivity reporting and disease or procedure reporting as
requested to manage the coding process and to respond to requests
internal and external to HIM. Works with other departments in the
HCS on key initiatives (physician departments, performance
improvement, etc.) such as mortality reviews, PSI's, SOI/ROM, etc.
* Manages outside contract coding resources as needed to meet HCS
DNB/BWIP goals. IP Supervisor participates in DRG reconciliation
between coding and Clinical Documentation Integrity.
* Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management (or
equivalent combination of education, training and experience). *
Successful completion of the UNC HCS Coder IP or OP Proficiency
Test as applicable. * Must have one of the following: AHIMA
(American Health Information Management Association)
certification/credential or AAPC (American Academy of Professional
Coders) certification/credential. * If a Bachelor's degree: Three
(3) years of experience at the Lead or Senior Medical Coder level
in medical coding. * If an Associate's degree: Seven (7) years of
medical coding experience with at least three (3) years of
experience as lead or senior medical coder level. * If a High
School diploma or GED: Eleven (11) years of of medical coding
experience with at least three (3) years of experience as lead or
senior medical coder level. * Strong knowledge of
ICD-10/PCS/CPT/HCPCS coding and billing compliance (MS-DRGs/IPPS,
APC/OPPS) with excellent analytical and data mining skills. *
Ability to effectively participate and supervise projects, plan and
implement programs, and evaluate outcomes. Ability to effectively
supervise and direct various levels of staff (including on-site and
remote) as well as manage vendor relationships and expectations.
Exhibits effective organizational skills, time management,
management of multiple priorities and strong project management
skills. * Ability to interpret federal and state regulations as
they relate to coding and compliance.
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