Charge Specialist | Revenue Integrity

Job Number
203020
Banner Health (Corporate)
Shift
Day
Department
Banner Health (Corporate) - Revenue Integrity-Corp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
2901 N. Central Ave
City & State
US-AZ-Phoenix
Posting Category
Billing / Registration / Scheduling
New Grad
No

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Banner Health is currently seeking POS Charge Specialists to join the Revenue Integrity Charge Capture team.  Weekend and holiday work will be required to work.

 

The Revenue Integrity Charge Capture team is responsible for timely and accurate charge entry based upon documentation in the electronic medical record.  The department charges for both services and supplies provided to our patients.

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About Banner Health Corporate
Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position assigns appropriate billing codes for an acute care, periop, or outpatient unit(s), clinic(s) or medical office(s) system-wide. Evaluates medical records, provider notes and dictation to determine appropriate procedure codes to assign to patient records and bills. Uses coding software and the companys Charge Description Master (CDM) to create billings and charges for insurers, government agencies and other payors.

 

Essential Functions

  • Reviews patient records, dictated report(s), physician/provider notes. Uses a standard listing of procedures/charge codes and/or an automated system with the companys programmed Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) for all commonly used Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs).

 

  • Identifies opportunities for improvement in clinical documentation. Shares that information with the appropriate Revenue Integrity staff. Maintains a current knowledge of procedural terminology requirements and documentation requirements.

 

  • Works with other point of service charging/coding staff to maintain consistency in practice across the system.

 

  • Works as a member of the system team to provide services and achieve goals. As assigned, may manage supply chain functions, scheduling, provide patient services or administrative support.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

Requires a level of knowledge normally gained over two or more years of related work in the same type of clinical, medical office or acute care unit. Must be knowledgeable of medical terminology and current regulatory agency requirements for coding and charging for the assigned clinical area, and have a good understanding of reimbursement methodologies. Requires strong abilities in reading, interpreting and communicating, as well as effective interpersonal skills, organizational skills and team working abilities.Requires strong abilities in reading, interpreting and communicating, as well as effective interpersonal skills, organizational skills and team working abilities.

Must be able to work effectively with common office software, coding and billing software, and the electronic medical records system.

Preferred Qualifications

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding experience in a similar setting and Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credentials preferred for some assignments.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.