Aurora Health Care

  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
Aurora Health Care Remote * (Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA)
Sep 16, 2021
Physician Coding Educator -RemoteFulltime (40 hours/week) Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees and the region's largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016. Aurora Careers for Wisconsin jobs and Advocate Careers for Illinois jobs.OUR PURPOSE: We Help People Live Well OUR VALUES:Excellence: We are a top performing health system in all that we...
Aurora Health Care Remote * (Milwaukee, WI, USA)
Sep 16, 2021
Responsible for final coding of outpatient accounts types for GI, Pain Clinic, Radiation Oncology, Wounds, Outpatient Specialty single and series accounts, and infusion coding. This position is responsible for accurately assigning and sequencing diagnosis codes using ICD-10-CM in accordance with advice from Coding Clinic and ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines. This position is accountable for utilizing 3M coding products including encoder and groupers for Medicare reimbursement and other third party payors, and for internal Advocate business and quality purposes. This position is accountable for accurate abstracting of selected clinical and non-clinical information to create a comprehensive database of information for billing purposes, internal data management, and external reporting of data.Codes diagnoses utilizing a computerized encoding software system and completes abstraction for clinical data and non-clinical data elements for community hospital sites. This position is...
Aurora Health Care Remote * (Milwaukee, WI, USA)
Sep 15, 2021
Serves as a consultant on statistical methodologies on improvement and research projects. Prepares and analyzes data using appropriate techniques. Assists project teams to interpret and disseminate. Provides expertise to ongoing measurement, and research projects in achieving improved patient experience, improved patient health, and reduced healthcare costs.Provides consultation on project design, statistical methodology, and statistical analyses to providers, leadership, researchers, and others on data analysis and/or research projects. This includes determining analytical methodologies, appropriate statistical sampling, statistical data interpretations, and reporting format and content. Reviews and approves methods and tools for data collection. May write and review grant applications and submissions.Develops and provides data, graphics, and/or documentation for providers, leadership, researchers, and others to facilitate analysis, interpretation, and appropriate reporting of...
Aurora Health Care Remote * (Milwaukee, WI, USA)
Sep 14, 2021
Responsible for completing hospital coding accuracy reviews to assist coding leadership in carrying out the department's compliance plan to ensure that our coding team members are coding accurately according to the documentation within each record, validating accurate external reporting and appropriate reimbursement.Reviews coded health information records to evaluate the quality of staff coding and abstracting, verifying accuracy and appropriateness of assigned diagnostic and procedure codes, as well as other abstracted data, such as discharge disposition. Ensure accurate coding for outpatient, day surgery and inpatient records. Verifies all codes and sequencing for claims according to American Hospital Association (AHA) coding guidelines, CPT Assistant, AHA Coding Clinic and national and local coverage decisions.Works collaboratively with coding leadership per their direction in reviewing records with focused diagnosis and procedure codes, including specific APCs, DRGs and OIG...
Aurora Health Care Remote * (Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA)
Sep 13, 2021
REMOTE PHYSICIAN CODER - IFULLTIME - 40hrs/wkPosition Requirements:Education Required:High School Graduate, orCertificate of General Educational Development (GED) or High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED).Experience Required:Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Knowledge of ICD, CPT and HCPCS coding guidelines. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.Basic computer skills including the use of Microsoft office products, electronic mail, including exposure or experience with electronic coding systems or applications.Basic communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.Basic organization, prioritization, and reading comprehension skills.Basic analytical skills, with a high attention to detail.Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment and decision making.Ability to meet deadlines while working in a fast~paced environment.Ability to take initiative and work collaboratively with others.Licensure, Registration and/or Certification...
Aurora Health Care Remote * (Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA)
Sep 12, 2021
PHYSICIAN CODING LIAISON RemoteADVOCATE AURORA - REVENUE CYCLEFull-time (40 hrs/wk)Position Requirements:Education Required:Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Medical Coding Specialist.Experience Required:Typically requires 4 years of experience in advanced~level professional coding and at least 1 year of experience educating/training licensed clinicians.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Advanced knowledge of ICD~10~CM, CPT, and HCPCS coding guidelines. Advanced knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and regulatory requirements.Excellent communication (oral and written), adult education, and interpersonal skills. Ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships primarily with employed Physicians, Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs), ancillary staff, clinic leaders, and professional coding team members.Above average computer skills including the use of...
Aurora Health Care Remote * (Milwaukee, WI, USA)
Sep 07, 2021
Consistent and timely processing of coding rejection/denial appeals and customer concerns related to coding, including monitoring for patterns and trends, and ensuring appropriate reimbursement within regulatory requirements. Communicates trends, results and barriers to the leadership team.Identifies and analyzes professional coding complaints, denials and appeals for a specific population of charges. Working in collaboration with production coders.Coordinates coding rejection data collection activities used for reporting and accountability tracking. Identifies potential trends or knowledge concerns and opportunities for improvement and prevention.Researches and documents applicable regulatory, coding and billing rules and provides education materials for the department educators and coding liaisons. Develops standardized processes, letters and mechanisms for the coding production team to utilize when dealing with insurance rejections.Works with revenue cycle leadership, clinic...
Aurora Health Care Remote * (Milwaukee, WI, USA)
Sep 01, 2021
Responsible for researching and creating educational materials regarding current coding concepts for the Advocate Aurora hospital coding team. Responsible for training all new and existing coders and developing educational resources, covering coding guidance for Outpatient to Inpatient Specialty coding.Responsible for delivering education sessions within the coder education program, including the remote onboarding program and ongoing coder education. Coordinates training and orientation of new staff, lead training sessions and present high-level education on coding guidelines/information to coders and trainees, which includes presenting PowerPoint presentations and webinar-type meetings.Per the direction of the Coding Training and Education Manager, work with the Coding Production leadership to identify promotional and cross-training opportunities for coders depending on their skill level and performance.Assesses coders' comprehension of training, and track and reports coding...