Under minimal supervision, manages day to day coding activities that include coding, abstracting and compliance. Ensures appropriate administration of processes for accuracy, compliance, timely billing and optimum reimbursement of services. Apply and implement departmental policies to ensure compliance with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Office of Inspector General (OIG) and other governmental and regulatory agencies. Manage assigned coding staff, attend provider and department meetings as needed, provide training to coding staff, providers, and departments to ensure quality assurance, and oversee the day to day activities of all coding and charge capture functions.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong knowledge of coding and compliance as it relates to a hospital based, academic setting. 2. Strong oral and written communication, organization, prioritizing, proficiency in all areas of coding, research, and problem resolution skills. Computers and Technology 1. Experience with coding software, Microsoft Office, and EHR(s).
Bachelor's degree, Health Care Degree and/or certification(s) listed below with experience or a combination thereof required.
Five years coding experience required. 2. Two years in a lead or supervisory role required. 3. Experience in a hospital based, academic setting preferred.
Certificates, Licenses and Registration 1. RHIA or RHIT or coding certification(s) through AHIMA or AAPC required.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.