Medical Coding - Head of CoE

NOVO IT Consultants & Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Chennai
  • 25-45 lakh
  • 14-26 years
  • 22 Sep 2015

  • Medical Services

  • Hospitals/ Health Care
Job Description

Title :COE Head - Coding

Yrs of Exp :
15 - 25 yrs

Job Description

Center of excellence Head for medical Coding will be the key member of the leadership team in owning and driving Center of excellence initiatives across broad spectrum of enablers for coding and to diversify the capability across major specialties where coding opportunities are plenty. Candidate should have minimum of 15 to 25 years of experience in handling transition and delivery for multispecialty coding clients directly.

Roles and Responsibilities

* Implementing and driving Center of excellence initiatives/practices in the following areas
* Training and development
* Transition Management
* Coding Automation
* Knowledge Management
* Communication Management
* Quality Management
* Compliance
* Identifying process/knowledge improvement opportunities and propose industry best practices for enabling Center of Excellence for Coding
* Bench mark standardization by Vertical
* Implementing Verticalization initiatives to create specialization in existing specialties
* Creating capability/Service offering across major specialties
* Work closely with Sales team in new business development opportunities

Key skills/requirements:-

* Should have handled a team of 150+ coders
* Strong oral and written communication
* Should be strong in Client management including client communication
* Should possess strong interpersonal skills
* Should be a team player
* Should have exposure in working with cross-functional teams
* Exposure in working with Sales teams on potential new opportunities
* Should have transition expertise with medium/large sized coding clients
* Should have handled delivery for multiple US coding clients from diversified specialties
* Multispecialty coding experience,Need to have expertise in Inpatient / Hospital coding; apart from outpatient / Physician coding
* Strong domain expertise in CPT/HCPCS/ICD 9/ICD-10-CM coding concepts
* Should possess thorough knowledge of compliance requirements and reporting
* Should be good in identifying documentation enhancement opportunities and physician education
* Strong track record of results in coding delivery and quality
* Strong track record in resource optimization and capacity utilization
* Certification from AAPC/AHIMA is a must (CPC, CPC-H, CCS, CCS-P etc)
* ICD 10 certification from AAPC/AHIMA
* Exposure to HCC coding an added advantage
* Specialty specific certification (e.g. CIRCC) would be an added advantage
* Should be good in identifying process gaps and improvement opportunities
* Should have experience in driving/implementing process improvement initiatives independently
* Exposure in driving/implementing Coding - Center of excellence initiatives would be a greatest advantage
* Having passion for training and development and continuous knowledge enhancement of the coding resources
* Excellent communication skill, can interact / liaison with the customer

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Medical Coding Cpc Icd-10 Icd 10 Hospital Hcpcs

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