Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000385799406

Req. No

70028511

Job Title

HIM Unbilled Analyst

Region

CHRISTUS System Office

Category

Coding (Medical)

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

1-10%

Facility

CORP Revenue Cycle Business-55600

Address

919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX  75038
US

Type

Full Time

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Under designated supervision and using established coding principles and procedures, identifies and charges codes all diagnostic and reportable charges for routine/repetitive procedures through a review of medical record documentation for entry into the hospital information and billing system. Verifies patient information and updates demographics. Maintains logs and compiles data for use in statistical analysis.

Reporting to the Coding Manager, the Charge Analyst collects patient information and charge data from various sources to analyze for the purposes of research activities and abstraction of data. The Charge Analyst verifies charges, abstracts, submits, validates, tracks and analyzes patient information from a range of sources, including medical records and interacts with staff and/or patients. Reviews, updates and modifies data and charges for completeness and accuracy; investigates the location of missing or not readily accessible information.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Abstract health information from patients' paper or electronic medical charts;
  • Enter abstracted data into a standard data collection tool;
  • Identifies and compiles patient data from a variety of relevant sources.
  • Abstracts medical information into database in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Reviews data and charges for completeness and accuracy; investigates the location of missing or not readily accessible information.
  • Follows up with and resolves patient charge/billing issues.
  • Responds to internal and external inquiries.
  • Maintains knowledge of medical terminology and documentation trends.
  • Identifies chargeable items for emergency department visits and enters into billing system.
  • Reviews reports to correct or complete missing data elements.
  • Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and adheres to official coding guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS


A. Education/Skills

  • Completion of High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required. College course work in accounting, business, or health care administration preferred.
  • `Ability to analyze and abstract medical record documentation is required.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is required.
  • Strong computer skills required, including expertise with Microsoft Office software.
  • Good written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Successful completion independent study course conducted by American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or coding curriculum with training in ICD-9-CM and/or ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT-4 coding is highly desirable and preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, standard medical abbreviations, and pharmacy terms sufficient to identify proper location of specific health information is required

B. Experience

  •  Experience with medical records preferred.
  • Medical record abstracting knowledge or experience preferred;
  • Experience in a business office, hospital, or accounting/billing office is preferred.
  • Experience with hospital charge capture, third party professional and/or physician billing policies and procedures is preferred
  • Hospital charging/coding related experience preferred

C.  Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:

  • None required

D. Facility Requirements 

  • Successful meeting Christus Background Screening requirements;
  • Successful completion of HIPAA education and competency exam
*** MUST RESIDE IN THE STATES OF TEXAS, ARKANSAS, GEORGIA, LOUISIANA AND NEW MEXICO OR RELOCATE TO A STATE WITH CURRENT CHRISTUS HEALTH OPERATIONS ***
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