HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Pathology Program Coordinator in Kansas City, Missouri

Exciting opportunity to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services!

HCA Healthcare is a national leader in providing modern, culturally competent, patient-centered care and we are driven by a single goal:/the care and improvement of human life./

We are currently looking for an exceptional Program Coordinator to join our team. We believe in our team and your ability to help us provide high quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.

We offer an excellent benefits package, competitive salary, tuition reimbursement, and growth opportunities. We are seeking a great addition to the team who feels patient care is as important as we do!

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TheProgram Coordinatorc oordinates day-to-day operational management of the hospitalist program. Maintains systems and processes that will enhance the quality and cost-effective delivery of patient care. Provides office support to all program staff and acts as receptionist for the office. Develops and maintains databases that contain essential data that is summarized monthly. Process daily charges on behalf of the practice.

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: 1. Provides routine office and clerical support to staff in the department, including but not limited to:

  1. Answering phones/processing mail/typing/filing/copying/faxing documents per staff request

  2. Meeting scheduling/agenda planning and minute taking with written report generation

  3. Maintain provider and group shared calendars in Outlook

  4. Supply ordering and maintenance

  5. Ordering, receiving, and returning Clinical charts per staff requests

  6. Generate daily Hospitalist Census.

  7. Track and enter patient demographic/billing information:

  8. Ensures the timeliness and accuracy of patient charge entry into the billing system, including appropriate ICD-9 code entries

    1. MD daily charge collection, verification, and submission to Accounting

    2. Data entry of MD staffing plan and distributing monthly call schedule to hospital units and communications center.

    3. Receives and reviews charge documents from the clinic.

    4. Ensures charge information provided is correct and accurate.

    5. Enters charges into the Practice Management System.

    6. Balances Charge Summary to tickets keyed before updating charges.

    7. Assists in charge capture by reviewing provider documentation and patient charts.

    8. Ensures the daily and month end close of the clinic.

    9. Works in conjunction with A/R team on follow up and resolution of coding related denials and rejections.

    10. Performs physician education activities as needed in the area of medical billing and coding.

    11. Abstracts CPT-4, HCPCS II and ICD-9-CM from medical records, operative notes, hospital admissions, consults, progress notes and discharges.

    12. Assists in AR management for self pay accounts and balances.

    13. Identifies quality issues with registration activities.

    14. Acts as a resource for Program Directors and Physicians with denials and coding questions.

    15. Keeps supervisor apprised of matters regarding charge entry.

    16. Maintain all charge entry processes which adhere to HCAPS billing compliance standards.

    17. Coordinate physician conference/travel arrangements and reimbursements.

    18. Arranging for new staff needs (IS access, computer, lab coats, keys, pagers, etc).

    19. Act as a liaison to Provider Enrollment and Facility Privileges.

    20. Facilitates completion of all new hire paperwork.

    21. Facilitates the reconciliation and processing of extra shift pay and maintains physician staffing log.

    22. Maintains strictest confidentiality in the areas of patient, employee and physician relations.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: This position requires the following minimal requirements:

    • Knowledge of eCW, CORE, Practice Greenlight, systems. and proficiency in Microsoft Office Products.

    • Knowledge of medical terminology.

    • Knowledge of medical coding and CPT-4, HCPCS II and ICD-9-CM.

    • Familiarity with third party billing requirements and payment policies.

    • Skill in organization.

    • Ability to read and understand an Explanation of Benefits/Remittance Advice.

    EDUCATION: An associate or Bachelor’s degree in business or related field is preferred.

    One to two years of billing and charge entry experience in the health care field is required. Medical Office management experience preferred.

    We believe in going above and beyond, and feel that there is no nobler pursuit than that of caring for and improving human life. We hope you’ll join us on our mission!

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Title: Pathology Program Coordinator

Location: Missouri-Kansas City-Mid America Division Pathology

Requisition ID: 23198-72832