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Outpatient Charge Coordinator I at UW Physicians

Updated: July 18, 2017
The Outpatient Charge Coordinator I is responsible for preparation, verification, registration and data entry of charge data including charge validation, editing, and batch control. S/he ensures the maintenance of quality control over the resulting computer-generated charge output.
 
 
Education:
• High School Diploma or equivalency
 
Experience: 
• 1 year in a hospital or medical group practice environment preferred.
• Experience in an academic healthcare environment preferred
 
Certification Requirements:
• None required
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Knowledge of medical terminology
• CPT and ICD-9/10 coding guidelines and principles
• Ability to complete detail-oriented work in a timely manner
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with solid judgment and discretion
• Ability to prioritize workload and meet quality and production standards
• Ability to read and understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
• Ability to work well with a variety of people and be a team player
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to convey a positive and professional image, and to interact effectively with diverse personalities and backgrounds
• Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
• Strong customer service and relationship management skills
 
Computer/Software:
• Basic proficiency with Windows based software and Microsoft Office Suite products in a network environment
• Knowledge of Epic Resolute PB preferred
 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Maintain charge controls to ensure audit trail of source data to corresponding computer produced reports identifying and resolving discrepancies within the posted batch and balancing to appropriate control amount
• Batch/count all charges that are incoming daily by department &/or provider, input data into tracking received log and separate charges vs. no charges following guidelines set up by the Department of Medicine and Surgery
• Manually process charges from paper fee sheets, e-fee sheets and electronic files within 2 days of received date
• Maintain communication with clinics, coders and management on required or missing information for reconciliation purposes. Verify that all the necessary information is received and entered for each specified month. Research and reconcile the Charge Reconciliation Database reports as required
• Upload and reconcile all non-billable charges into Charge Reconciliation Database (CRDB) and comment abiding by specified rules
• Process all voids and reposts associated with monthly facility “Missing Documentation” reports
• Process non-coding related edits pertaining to coverage errors to ensure proper routing to appropriate work queues
• Process Consult edits for payers that no longer accept consult codes
• Perform other duties, as assigned
 
 
 
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