Advertised Summary Job Description: The Billing & Coding Manager will be responsible for billing and coding activities within the Department of Emergency Medicine, and provide direct training and supervision to the Department's Billing Representatives and Medical Coders.
Staff Management: - Responsible for the daily operations for the Revenue Cycle office. - Will manage recruitment, staff training, supervision and evaluation. - Responsible for compliance with CUMC and Service Corp staffing policies, time tracking and reporting; will work collaboratively with both central HR offices. - Oversee the coding for the clinical practice and diagnostic procedures including training, and supervising all Medical Coders.
Onboarding: - In conjunction with the Director of Revenue Cycle, the incumbent coordinates provider onboarding and provides revenue cycle and coding education.
Compliance: - Will remain abreast of both Human Resources, coding, and revenue cycle policies to educate staff and maintain Department compliance. - Acts as a liaison between vendors and patients on behalf of the Department; serves as a department representative and attends internal and external meetings in order to stay up-to-date on changes in all aspects of the coding, billing and collections process. - Will be responsible for the recommending ongoing improvements to further enhance revenue cycle performance and evaluate existing processes to implement policy change. - Will collaborate with NYP to improve front-end processes that impact revenue cycle efficiency; collecting required payments, verifying insurance and processing required authorizations. They will ensure that IDX, ETM, MPV, Allscripts and other required systems are utilized by all practices. - Will oversee the eMR optimization and Meaningful Use initiatives as it relates to revenue cycle measures.
Patient Advocacy: - Acts as a patient advocate, and facilitates patient concerns regarding billing and collections as needed.
Cross covers other related administrative positions and performs other duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Advanced knowledge of EMR and registration systems, Cognos, and comprehensive experience insurance companies needed.
Must possess excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal/organizational skills and experience with billing compliance regulations, staff management, and excellent customer service recovery skills needed.
Comprehensive knowledge of CPT code and ICD-10.
Must hold a current CPC certification.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_168745
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