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Coding & Billing Analyst

Company: University of Virginia Physicians Group
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The incumbent is responsible for developing and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure the timely, accurate, and comprehensive charge capture and billing of all physician services in the respective clinical department. The incumbent monitors billing and collections performance and recommends corrective action to address deficiencies in a manner that optimizes reimbursement. Positions may vary in assignments depending on proficiency of specialties and departmental needs.Develops and maintains policies and procedures to enhance the efficiency of the capture, coding, and submission of all physician charges.Reviews and recommends changes to charge capture documents to ensure appropriate utilization of up-to-date procedure and diagnosis codes.Reviews and recommends department's support files in the billing system, related to the addition/deletion of divisions, physicians, procedure codes, and fees.Reviews and analyzes fee levels for physician services on a periodic basis, and recommends changes to Manager.Monitors and analyzes management information reports to identify variances in billing productivity and reimbursement performance. Recommends corrective action to address deficiencies.Meets with staff on a regular basis to review clinical billing and collections performance, and discuss third payor reimbursement issues.Develops and conducts new training to support effective billing of physician services.Acts as liaison between the clinical department, the Health Services Foundation, and UVA Hospital on issues.Assists with the capture, coding, and submission of charges to the billing system, including resolution of carrier rejects/denials.Acts as coding/billing and reimbursement resource and disseminates information on new insurance/billing procedures to rest of staff.Provides assistance with other patient billing responsibilities, including resolving patient requests, providing price quotes, attending billing and reimbursement meetings.Performs other duties as requested by Supervisor.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation:High School Diploma or GEDExperience:3 years of Coding experience,Licensure:Professional Coding Certification , must be certified AAPC or CCS-P through AHIMA to qualify for all functional areas.SkillsBasic knowledge of and experience utilizing a personal computer.Basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database software skills required.Must have experience creating spreadsheets, reports, and trends data.Must demonstrate the ability to both prepare and analyze data as determined by management.Demonstrated ability to implement and execute multi-task assignments independently.Demonstrated ability to serve as a preceptor for special projects.:PHYSICAL DEMANDSThis is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: University of Virginia Physicians Group, Charlottesville , Coding & Billing Analyst, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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