Coding and Reimbursement Specialist
Texas Tech University - El Paso, TX

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Reviews official medical records with physician/healthcare provider documentation and assigns appropriate codes for all physician/healthcare provider services from current editions of official coding sources. Ensures accurate, complete, and timely code assignments for all physician/healthcare providers.

Major/Essential Functions
*Knowledge of the CPT , ICD -CM, and HCPCS nomenclature, coding rules and guidelines
*knowledge of inpatient and outpatient medical records processing and federal and state reimbursement regulations
•Audits and Codes Documentation from Medical Records (Outpatient/Inpatient). Retrieves Insurance/Medicaid from Centricity System to Batch and Data enter
•Assists Billing Supervisor with TTUHSC Compliance Audits-Audits and enter results on monitor Audit website
•Demonstrates knowledge in the use of ICD -9, CPT , HCPCS and other authorized coding material
•Plus other duties as assigned
Occasional Duties
Attends MPIP Compliance meetings, coding related in-services, departmental meetings and any other educational in-services required.
Travels to and from clinic sites to retrieve data.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus at least two (2) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus successful completion of a recognized procedural and diagnosis coding course.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience:
  • At least two (2) years of coding and reimbursement experience in a physician group, clinic or academic healthcare setting.

Security Sensitive?

Security Level (TTU only)

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

If yes, are select agents used in this laboratory?

Pay Basis
Semi-Monthly (Non-Exempt)

Job Type
Full Time

Texas Tech University HSC - El Paso

Work Location
El Paso

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Special Instructions to Applicants
Certification to remain current during term of employment, if applicable.

Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to write clear, concise reports, and business correspondence; ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Physical Demands
2/3 Sit; Use hands to finger, handle, feel; Reach with hands and arms; Close and Color vision; Moderate noise.

Salary Grade

Hourly Pay Range
13.16 - 18.78

Monthly Pay Range
2281.07 - 3255.20

Internal Candidates Only?

Internal Cand Open Date

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EEO Statement:
The entities of Texas Tech University System are Equal Opportunity employers and are in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (Texas Labor Code, Chapter 21), Americans with Disabilities Act as amended, and employs without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

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