Manager, Revenue Cycle - Radiology
Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX
Manager, Revenue Cycle - Radiology
Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Requisition #: 2300033M
What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.
Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:
100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees
Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)
The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!
Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)
Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!
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Free financial and legal counseling
Free mental health counseling services
Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.
Resources for child and elder care
Plus many more!
Assist with strategic planning regarding the clinical enterprise, providing highly specialized, thorough and complete reviews and reports of the various phases of the clinical revenue cycle for the Practice Plan. Analyze and present data in various formats and levels to the DMO and other leadership, and make recommendations for changes to the revenue cycle as deemed appropriate with the ultimate goal of maximizing revenue.
Position Key Accountabilities:
High-level review of monthly clinical activity to include charges, collections, patient mix, and accounts receivable.
Monitor the charge capture and billing activities on a regular basis. Report any significant discrepancies when compared to previous trends and/or expected levels of performance to the Clinical Billing Manager or other senior administrator in the department.
Review the monthly cash analysis spreadsheet for the department.
Monitor reimbursements from third-party payers for accuracy as per contracted rates.
Report collections per RVU per financial class for specified periods of time to identify trends and/ or issues.
Conduct periodic reviews and analyses of the AR, billing areas, and providers and report to management when issues are identified.
Prepare forecasts and estimates of clinical revenue by billing area, location, and providers for budget purposes and for new program initiatives.
Monitor denials and prepare pertinent reports including but not limited to monthly denials, payer issues affecting reimbursements, and aging report by financial class.
Monitor top payers’ billing guidelines and policy changes regarding reimbursements.
Communicate and respond to special project or analysis requests by the DMO or other senior leadership in a timely manner.
Demonstrate understanding of revenue cycle processes.
Research and identify trends in healthcare, national and local benchmarks, especially in academic healthcare.
Participate in strategic planning meetings for the practice.
May manage Human Resources activities for direct reports in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Advanced reporting skills and good working knowledge of Epic and CodeRyte, AAPC coding CPC and CIRCC certifications
Bachelor’s degree in business, health administration, health information management, or equivalent experience in lieu of degree.
Five (5) years of direct experience with revenue cycle monitoring and reporting for a medical practice or a billing company, handling billing for a group practice. Experience in an academic setting preferred.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.
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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.
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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.