The Coding Compliance Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing ongoing coding training and auditing of medical records to ensure compliance with CMS's coding and documentation guidelines; providing education and auditing related to the coding and documentation of medical records within the physician practice; providing assessment and tracking of documentation compliance and improvement and monitoring the need for process enhancements or changes. Must also have a focus on regulatory and billing requirements. Should be able to perfrom audits independently and participate in performance improvement. May be assigned to variable work areas throughout the system. Works cooperatively as a team with all revenue cycle and management associates.
**This is a remote opportunity, supporting the Shreveport, Alexandria and Bossier region. Seeking candidates open to relocation or currently reside in this region. **
Bachelor's degree in Health Information or related field preferred or equivalent education and experience.
Minimum of three years' experience in CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-9/ICD-10 coding required. Prefer coding audit experience in a multi-specialty physician office setting.
C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
Certification in coding through a recognized coding organization, i.e., the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or the American Academy of Professional Coders