Under general supervision of Regional Coding Educator, assist with development and execution of coding education programs for his/her individual market to ensure coding compliance throughout the local market.
Serve as ICD-10 Subject Matter Expert (SME) providing on-going ICD-10 training in his/her individual market (other markets as needed) and be available to answer questions and provide guidance for physicians, providers and staff;
Assist Regional Coding Educator develop and conduct classroom, webex and/or on-the-job training for new and existing coders and providers with basic, specialty specific and HCC risk adjusted educational offerings for his/her individual market;
Assist Regional Coding Educator administer knowledge checks to ensure market coding staff are appropriately trained and have coding skill sets necessary to be successful within TPR and to be compliant with applicable compliance regulations;
Collaborate with Coding Manager, if applicable, to run quarterly E&M code utilization reports to monitor provider coding patterns and conduct spot checks of documentation for providers whose E&M patterns deviate from the norm;
Assist Market, Regional or National Coding Operations Manager to perform annual provider E&M documentation reviews of 5 encounters for all providers in the markets to ensure accurate selection of evaluation and management and procedure codes to be in compliance with Medicare, Medicaid and other payer requirements, as needed;
Develop provider education, as needed, based upon these reviews;
Assist in monitoing .edu and E&M University course completion, as needed;
Assist with individual market pre-bill clearance reviews, as needed;
Assist Regional Coding Educator to develop market specific coding education for providers and coders resulting from results of pre-bill clearance reviews;
Assist individual market coding staff with day-to-day coding duties, as needed, including but not limited reviewing provider documentation to ensure assignment and sequencing of procedural and diagnostic coding to ensure accurate and timely submission of claims;
Required Certifications & Experience:
Must be certified through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), OR; Must be certified through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Certified Coding Specialist Physician Based (CCS-P)
5+ years of coding experience
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.