Coding Analyst Educator
Packard Children's Health Alliance - Menlo Park, CA

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At Packard Children’s Health Alliance, we’re focused on bringing world-class, family-centered care to communities spanning throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. A new physician group developed in partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) and the Stanford School of Medicine, we are bringing together some of medicine’s premier talent to meet the health challenges faced by today’s children and expectant mothers. If you’d like to be part of an organization that’s establishing new standards of care—and helping children and their families grow stronger every step of the way—consider joining us today.

The Coding Analyst will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a quality management plan to support improvement in coding completeness and accuracy across the PCHA practice(s). The Analyst reviews coding performance, oversees day-to-day practice operations that involve CPT-4 or ICD9/10 coding questions and workflow issues, and leads related staff and provider education for professional services coding of both in and outpatient services. The qualified individual will work to achieve overall revenue cycle expectations that comply with larger LPCH organizational goals and Compliance Department expectations, as well as utilize project and people management skills, clinical practice knowledge, and an understanding of documentation and coding requirements to support improvement in practice processes and compliance.

Requires a Bachelor's degree in HIM or a related field, or related equivalent experience, as well as CCS, CCS-P or CPC certification. Must have working knowledge of ICD, CPT and HCPCS coding classification systems, coding for third-party payers, including CMS guidelines and reimbursement compliance, and demonstrated knowledge of both specialty and primary care coding concepts to include the application of modifiers and documentation requirements. Strong analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, verbal/written communication, organizational, project management and team development skills are necessary as is knowledge of health information systems and database technology. Must be able to create coding-based curriculum and training materials, deliver effective oral presentations and prepare concise written reports for a variety of audiences and possess basic computer skills. A minimum of 3 years of physician coding experience with provider interaction is strongly preferred, while formal coursework in ICD and CPT coding and medical terminology is desired.

To find out more about how you can make an impact on our growing organization, please send resume.

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