Medical Coding Educator

Requisition ID: 9476

Job Title: Medical Coding Educator (2 Openings)

Shift:Days

Location: Monrovia Foundation Admin Office

Position Summary:

The Coding Educator Specialist provides educational and physician support for coding and billing practices. Obtaining, interpreting, analyzing and communicating information regarding physician reimbursement legislation and third party regulations on an on-going basis to clinicians and professional coders. Providing continuing education in coding and billing of specialty services and third party regulations.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Focusing on potential documentation improvement opportunities and issues by specialty for E&M and surgical clinicians.
  • Train new providers and faculty staff on E&M coding of their professional services.
  • Review remittance advises for rejection resolution and training opportunities.
  • Work with various leadership and departments, including the departments of Billing, Compliance and Professional fee Coding to determine areas of both risk and opportunity.
  • Provide information and training on regulatory updates and standards to PBS Staff.
  • Assist with the development and /or revision of SuperBill templates as may be required from time to time.
  • Provide suggestions on appropriate documentation to ensure complete and accurate billing that reflect current demands of regulatory and third party payers.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Experience may substitute for education requirement.

Minimum Experience:

6 years of related experience in a healthcare setting.

Required Certification/Licensure:

Certified Professional Coder with active AAPC membership, or CCS-P with active AHIMA membership.

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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