Medical Coding Educator - REMOTE

City of Hope

Irwindale, CA

Job posting number: #7239496 (Ref:10025828)

Posted: June 19, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $40.00 - $62.01 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Medical Coding Educator

Join the transformative team atCity of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. Our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

Position Summary:

The Medical Coding Educator 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. This role will also act as a liaison between coding personnel and other staff groups—from clinicians to staff responsible for authorizations, billing, and denial management, as well as executive leadership.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Focusing on potential documentation improvement opportunities and issues by specialty for E&M, surgical, and ancillary clinicians. Creates and tailors all modules of a successful education process, including lesson plans and teaching materials for physicians, divisions, departments, as well as supporting providers such as PAs and NPs. (e.g. audiovisual aids, competency examinations, and presentations)
  • Train new providers and faculty staff on E&M coding of their professional services, surgical coding of their professional specialty, and ancillary coding for authorization, approval, and denial remediation.
  • Review remittance advises with physicians, outside specialists, and audit specialties for rejection resolution, negotiations, and future training opportunities.
  • Work with various leadership and clinical departments to design relevant trainings specific to an identified need of the clinical department as well as the direct communication, both virtual and onsite, with physicians to insure adequate training and conceptual mastery.
  • Work with Revenue Cycle leadership and Compliance determine areas of both risk and opportunity as well as provide information and training on regulatory updates and standards to physician, providers, and PBS staff. Documents and maintains provider records to ensure training requirements are fulfilled; reports staff who do not complete required education

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field;Experience may substitute for education requirement.
  • 6 years of related experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Certified Professional Coder with active AAPC membership, or CCS-P with active AHIMA membership

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, please CLICK HERE.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $40.00 - $62.01 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7239496 (Ref:10025828)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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