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Regulatory Services Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Greenville, NC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Requires Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Services, Business Administration, or closely related field of study
  • Five years or greater experience in healthcare including two to three years of management experience, experience implementing and maintaining coding, audit, and reimbursement programs
  • Strong analytical and organization skills required
  • Certification as RHIA, RHIT or CCS-P required
  • Ability to develop and provide high quality in-service and seminar of coding and coding related topics
  • In-depth understanding of all state/federal regulations
  • Manages professional and facility coding services on a daily basis to ensure proper coding. Implements, orders, and oversees distribution of coding and documentation information to appropriate personnel as needed or as required. Initiates request for new CPT/HCPCS code and code pricing for new and/or revised procedures per the official CPT code set and annually updates applicable ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes in the practice PM system
  • Implements revisions needed to encounter forms due to additions or deletions of procedures or diagnosis codes, and changes in coding description of services etc. Reviews printed encounter forms for accuracy of coding changes
  • Remains current on all coding changes and proposed changes in legislative regulations and payor requirements that affect the reimbursement area
  • Manages regulatory services supervisor efforts to hire and train staff, evaluate staff performances and take personnel actions as designated to include changes in job functions and disciplinary action
  • Monitors the assigning of work and workflow. Establishes priority for supervisor as needed for onsite and remote coders
  • Responsible for identifying and monitoring diagnoses, procedural codes, claim edits and all other pertinent information in the practice management system
  • Maintains established coding department policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, and environmental controls
  • Reviews patients' medical record to ensure coding levels and charting meets standards and regulations
  • Completes analysis, charts, and spreadsheets to present to physicians
  • Educates physicians and employees on compliance audit findings
  • Provides coding and documentation support and education to new providers upon hire and 90 days post-employment
  • Provides coding and documentation support and education to all providers by specialty after routine audits or when problems are identified
  • Responsible for being up-to-date and knowledgeable of coding and diagnostic procedures, as well as remaining current about federal and state legislative changes that affect outcomes
  • Reports all identified compliance audit issues to the compliance committee
  • Keeps billing and operational all financial impacted departments up to date with third party payer coding rules and regulation questions
  • Capable of performing retro audits on patient's account to ensure documentation supported the level of Evaluation and Management charged and procedures charged
  • Enhance professional growth and development by attending educational programs, conferences, and workshops
  • Functions as the liaison for external audit requests to include, but not limited to, OIG, CMS, RAC, CERT, HEDIS, and Risk
  • Effectively manages the timely response to external audit requests
  • Implements changes resulting from internal and external audits, which impact medical record documentation or medical coding
  • Coordinates the implementation of coding related changes with other departments to ensure smooth transitions of both operational and information systems
  • Responsible for assisting with coding classification changes

501-1,000 employees

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