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COMPLIANCE AUDITOR II 8/18/2016

University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS

Company
University of Kansas Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
107039
AJE Ref #
575916331
Location
Kansas City, KS
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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High School/GED
I am at least 18 years of age
I am authorized to work in the United States
I meet the job requirements as described

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.



We currently have an opening for Compliance Auditor II



Responsibilities:

* Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills.

* Develops audit programs and determines scope, objectives, approach and time budget of audits.

* Routinely audits each provider's charges and medical charts to review coding procedures, compliance with government regulations and company policies.

* Prepares clear, concise audit workpapers.

* Provides constructive recommendations to management and providers as determined by audit findings. Drafts formal, written reports stating the audit conclusions in a clear, concise manner.

* Conducts meetings with physicians and management to review findings and recommendations.

* Follows up with auditees to ensure management responses are received timely and to determine the implementation status of recommendations

* Provides routine coding training sessions for providers and staff and researches specific coding questions.

* Utilizes audit procedures and other analytical tools to meet objectives determined for completion of special projects, or to provide suggestions or recommendations to management on a consulting basis.

* Presents audit reports to the Hospital's Internal Audit & Compliance Committee.

* Serves as a resource in addressing compliance queries from Medicare, Medicaid, other third parties, internal legal counsel, Hospital Executive office or other staff/ interested party.

* Serves as a billing guidance resource.

* Researches, leads and directs activities related to payor audit queries. This includes responding to Medicare and Medicaid Post Payment Reviews.



Requirements:

* High School Diploma or equivalent required

* Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree or Technical/Professional Training/Degree in Registered Health Information Administration preferred

* Five years of CPT coding experience in a medical field required

* Proficient knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-9 and CPT codes required

* Knowledge of Medicare and other federal/state compliance guidelines required

* Excellent communication skills required

* Three years of previous medical chart auditing experience required

* Previous experience with corporate compliance plans preferred

* Coding Certification (CPC) required



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