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Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Outpatient Coding, the Professional Coding Manager is responsible for overseeing management of NEMG Professional Coding Charge Capture Analysts for all physician practices and Hospitalists. The Manager is responsible to ensure both the coding team and physicians are educated on coding and documentation practices that includes addressing coding issues and implementing controls to mitigate any potential risks. This is coupled with overseeing the work of the Supervisor and 15+ Certified Coders to ensure performance metrics are met. Duties include correct coding guidance and necessary implementation of system-wide policies, and procedures for coding, auditing and monitoring practices, education and training for coding staff and providers to ensure appropriate administration of processes for clinical accuracy, compliance, denials management and optimum reimbursement for documented services.
*** The Professional Coding Manager position is primarily located in New Haven, however teams are also located in New London and Bridgeport. As such, routine travel will be required for this position.
Bachelor's degree required.
Minimum of five (5) years of professional coding and compliance management experience. This position requires operational experience working with coders and physicians. The ideal candidate must possess experience with physician-side billing and strong supervisory experience.
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and/or Certified Professional Coder (CPC or CCS-P) required.
Well developed communication skills, analytical skills, and use of Microsoft Office tools. Change management skills relating to coding and compliance and skilled in information systems used throughout the coding process including implementation, change control and data reporting integrity.