1+ months

Ortho Coding & Reimbursement Specialist

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, TX 79430
Extended Job Title
Ortho Coding & Reimbursement Specialist

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512701 - Ortho Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description
Reviews official medical records with physician/healthcare provider documentation and assigns appropriate codes for all physician/healthcare provider services from current editions of official coding sources. Ensures accurate, complete, and timely code assignments for all physician/healthcare providers.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Supports the Service Plus Philosophy of TTUHSC
  • Adheres to Institutional and Departmental safety policies and procedures
  • Prints clinical dictation and reviews physician documentation for 100% chart review and accurately codes office E/M's to include office procedures and applying the appropriate modifier when applicable 
  • Work TES edits. Assist with charge entry 
  • Prints dictation from UMC Power Chart, for in-patients and out patient E/M, and operative notes and codes appropriately according to documentation reviewed
  • Reviews and prints out the daily UMC Surgery OR-Recap and job lists and provides the correct information for the charge entry process and coding process
  • Responsible for notifying physicians via email when surgical documentation is delinquent or needs corrections 
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills in processes that are implemented 
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with the coding supervisor regarding all billing and coding issues 
  • Attends audio conferences for continuing education for job requirements. 

    Grant Funded?

    Minimum Hire Rate

    Pay Basis

    Work Location

    HSC - Lubbock

    Ortho Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

    Required Attachments
    Cover Letter, Resume / CV

    Job Type
    Full Time

    Pay Statement
    Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

    Job Group


    EEO Statement
    As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

    Required Qualifications
    * A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus at least two (2) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding. OR * A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus successful completion of a recognized procedural and diagnosis coding course.

    Does this position work in a research laboratory?


Posted: 2019-12-06 Expires: 2020-02-06

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Lubbock, TX 79430

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