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Coding Coordinator

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Home, PA
  • Medical Records
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Under minimal supervision assists Coding Management in coordinating coding and charging activities within the scope of the coding Department including: day-to-day communication with vendors, managing Epic work queues, investigating and completing coding updates and corrections, coordinating appeals, denials, and rebills, creating and maintaining complex Excel worksheets. Serves as the HIM Epic Super-user for coding, and works closely with Epic analysts to support coding and charging workflows, integrated 3M encoder, testing and upgrades.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews dashboards and reports, to identify and report needs to coding leadership. (30%)
  • Continually assesses and monitors work queues to identify fluctuating needs. Escalates items based on what was identified. (30%)
  • Processes, records, and trends data. (10%)
  • Monitors, triages, enters and tracks IT tickets. (15%)
  • Coordinates with other departments to resolve missing documentation and ensure timely billing of visits. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required. (10%)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • 3 years advanced knowledge of billing and coding workflow, procedures, and departmental processes

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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