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Coding Manager - Hospital & Clinic - Clinic Hospital Admin
Washington Regional
Washington Regional
Job Location: Fayetteville, AR
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Clinic Hospital Admin
Shift: Monday - Friday Days
Job Posting: Coding Manager - Hospital & Clinic
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department: Clinic Hospital Admin
Shift: Monday - Friday Days
Job Number: JO-2211-47726
Date Posted: 11/15/2022
Categories: Certified Professionals

Organization Overview, Mission, Vision and Values
Washington Regional Medical System (the System) is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. The System includes a 425-bed acute care hospital known as Washington Regional Medical Center (the Hospital) which is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Hospital is supported by the System- including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.

Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.

Position Summary
The role of the Hospital and Clinic Professional Coding Manager reports to the Director of Revenue Integrity. This position is responsible for managing staff to ensure accurate and timely coding of all profee facility and clinic records. This position will address personnel, production, and system issues and are responsible for overseeing and supporting the continued development of the coding department.

Essential Position Responsibilities
Organize, direct, and coordinate daily job functions of the hospital and clinic professional coding teams
Develop and maintain department policies and procedures, productivity standards, and educational and training materials for coders across all specialties
Educate providers and other health care professionals on proper documentation practices to ensure accurate billing practices are executed and maintained
Apply coding knowledge to lead the hierarchal condition categories risk adjustment coding efforts as well as supportive activities; specifically focused with CPC+ and MIPS and similar reimbursement modules.
Communicate coding issues to necessary parties and ensure timely education is provided if processes are updated
Ensure all professional coding processes meet state and federal regulatory requirements
Maintain a current knowledge of ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS coding; including continuous knowledge of quarterly and annual code changes, coding rules and guidelines as well as NCCI and LCD/NCD guidelines
Conduct ongoing performance assessment of staff competency and provide timely and appropriate feedback
Enforce the use of physician queries, as appropriate
Perform continuous quality and compliance review of coded records and ensure accuracy by the coding specialists
Work closely with central billing, clinical documentation improvement program and other services to assist and/or coordinate in resolving account, coding, and charge capture issues

Education: High school diploma or GED, required. Bachelors degree, preferred.
Licensure and Certifications: AHIMA credentials: RHIT, RHIA, CCS, or CCS-P and/or, AAPC credentials: CPPM, CPMA, CRC, COC, CPC, or CPC-H, required.
Experience: Minimum 5 years experience in a coding position, required. Minimum 2 years in a supervisory or management role, required.

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