Texas Health Resources Auditor - Government Claims in Arlington, Texas
Auditor - Government Claims
Work location: R emote
Work hours: Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm
· Great teamwork and collaboration within our group and other departments (internal and external)
· Provide training and education for government contractor audits and appeals process which expands on the revenue cycle
· Professional development opportunities in finance and compliance
Here’s What You Need
· Associate’s degree in Nursing required
· Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required preferred
· 5 years providing patient care in acute hospital setting required
· 2 years auditing in an electronic health record environment required
· 1 year evaluating payor denials and preparing appeals required
· RN upon hire required
· Certified coding specialist (CCS), Certified professional coder (CPC), or Certified inpatient coder (CIC) within 6 months of hire preferred
· Certified Documentation Integrity Practitioner (CDIP), Certified Documentation Expert Inpatient (CDEI) or Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) within 6 months of hire preferred
What You Will Do
· The individual is responsible for analyzing patient medical records and billing information in response to audit requests from the federal government, state governments, Medicare contractors (Traditional Medicare), and Medicaid contractors (Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership), entering and managing data, preparing reports, writing appeals, as well as providing education. The individual works with Revenue Integrity, System Compliance, Health Information Management Services, Finance, CBO, clinical departments, providers, and others as needed. The individual completes assigned work and projects timely. The individual reports directly to the Manager Government Audit Programs.
o Independently evaluate patient medical record and billing information to ascertain case facts and deliver an opinion.
o Using judgement, write appeals and take other actions based on evaluation of patient medical records and billing information of denied claims.
o Using the department’s database, along with Epic, process letters/correspondence, calculate refunds, and adjustments. Additionally, submit claim data/request release of medical records using payor portals or fax.
o Serve as a consultant to the Manager Government Audit Program, System Compliance, physician advisors, THR clinicians, and outside contract payor appeal companies.
o Apply clinical, revenue cycle, and regulatory knowledge to prepare Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hearing materials and participate in ALJ hearings.
o Analyze trends to initiate feedback/guidance, or education, to clinical departments and providers.
Additional perks of being a Texas Health employee
· Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.
· Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.
· Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).
· A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
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