UT Health Manager of Charge Capture and Coding, Revenue Cycle in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Manager of Charge Capture and Coding, Revenue Cycle
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 21000022
Responsible for the leadership of organization-wide initiatives and processes designed to support the Revenue Charge Capture, Coding and front-end Billing Operations for UT physicians at all locations in an effort to reach 100% charge capture. In addition, will also be responsible for various revenue cycle initiatives and associated operational support.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Provides leadership and direction to the charge capture and coding staff.
Provides solutions and gains consensus with the revenue charge capture and coding process and leads improvement efforts (including providing input to operational training groups) across the clinical departments and front-end billing functions for the development of consistent and comprehensive revenue cycle practices to optimize revenue capture.
Develops, implements, and monitors productivity standards for coding and charge capture.
Performs analyses along the charge capture process as well as payer denials and manages an action plan for performance improvement in an effort to improve revenue, reduce charge lag and payer denials.
May assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of new features and functionalities in the GECB charge capture and coding processes with a keen understanding of their downstream effect.
Manages Human Resources activities of department in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.
Responsible for the design, execution and effectiveness of a system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets are safeguarded; financial information is reliable and compliant with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
ICD10 coding certification required. Strong leadership, analytical and communication (oral and written) skills. Proficiency in various practice management systems, MS Office products as well as various claim scrubber technologies preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related; or equivalent experience in lieu of degree.
Five (5) years of leadership experience in an academic physician practice environment preferably in financial operations.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
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