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Highlights of the CMS Evaluation and Management Office/Outpatient Visit Changes for 2019 & 2021
Huge shout out to our own Richelle Marting, JD, MHSA, RHIA, CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CPC-I and Linda Vargas, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CCC, CEMC, CGSC for this summation of the upcoming changes to the Office/Outpatient E/M services that is part of the “Patients over Paperwork” initiative.
Highlights of the CMS EM Final Rule.pdf
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Tips to Avoid Improper Payment(s) Due to Insufficient Documentation
During a POE AG meeting, it was suggested that WPS Government Health Administrators collaborate with members in an effort to author an article that addresses insufficient documentation errors. Recognizing the need to reduce improper payment associated with those errors, members would then share the article with their Medicare business associates and partners organizations. Please review and share with your colleagues and peers.
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Healthcare System Career Search Link
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HCA Midwest http://hcamidwest.com/careers/search.dot
Meritas Health http://www.meritashealth.com/home/careers/
Prime Healthcare

http://careers.primehealthcare.com/?redirect_referrer=http%3a%2f%2fwww.primehealthcare.com%2fPrime-Hospitals.aspx

Shawnee Mission http://joinahs.com/page/show/Shawnee-Mission
St. Luke's Health System http://www.saintlukeshealthsystem.org/jobs-saint-lukes-health-system
Truman Medical Centers http://www.trumed.org/careers
University of Kansas Hospital       http://www.kumed.com/careers
   

Job Postings

Coding Educator 2 Kansas City MO - Humana

 

Description

 

The Coding Educator 2 identifies opportunities to improve provider documentation and creates an education plan tailored to each assigned provider. The Coding Educator 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.

 

Responsibilities

 

The Coding Educator 2 reviews medical records and provides educational feedback to providers aimed at quality of care and documentation improvements. Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas. Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. Follows established guidelines/procedures.

               

 

Required Qualifications

  • AAPC CPC certification
  • 3+ years medical coding experience
  • 1+ years developing and working with Providers.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Problem solve complex issues
  • Guide business and leadership in process improvement
  • Medical record review knowledge

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Hours:

  • Flexible 8 hour schedule Monday-Friday between 7:00 AM – 6 PM Central Time

 

Locations: Must reside within 50 miles of Kansas City

 

Travel:

  • Must be willing to commute daily to onsite facilities about 25% of the time and as business needs.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and access to a reliable automobile

 

Remote Work at Home: The following is required to qualify for Humana remote home office:

  • Must have a separate room with a locked door that can be used as a home office to ensure you and your patients have absolute and continuous privacy while you work
  • Must have accessibility to high speed internet with minimum speeds of 10Mx1M for a home office (Satellite is prohibited)

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • HCC coding experience
  • 3+ years medical billing experience

 

Additional Information

 

 

Interview Format

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology called Montage Voice to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Montage Voice allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information from you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

 

If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence (please be sure to check your spam or junk folders often to ensure communication isn’t missed) inviting you to participate in a Montage Voice interview. In this interview, you will listen to a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 to 30 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

 

Apply https://humana.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Humana_External_Career_Site/job/Kansas-City-MO/Coding-Educator-2--Kansas-City-MO_R-224459

 

 

JG Consulting - Job Openings

 

JG Consulting is looking for a talented, creative and analytical individual to assist with current and future client engagements as they relate to medical provider and facility coding and billing as well as revenue cycle activities. The desired candidate will have an interest in healthcare consulting and looking for a long-term relationship that will grow as the company expands. This individual will be self-motivated and can work independently.

 

Other areas of expertise would be a bonus and may allow for further promotion to assist in projects of many kinds, including but not limited to; strategic planning, managed care contracting, marketing, provider credentialing, alternative delivery models of healthcare, fund raising, foundation development, grant writing, client development, physician office and hospital administration.

 

Clients may be any of the following:

*Hospitals

*Physician Groups

*Federally Qualified Health Centers

*Community Health Centers

*Health departments

*Insurance companies

*Home Health and Hospice

*Behavioral Health

*Employer Groups

 

Skill sets:

Proficient in all Microsoft applications (word, excel, power point). Access data base experience is a plus.

Must be able to communicate well in all forms and present a positive, thoughtful and outgoing attitude that puts the client as ease while building confidence as the relationship matures.

 

Education:

Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree is a plus, depending on the area of study. Looking for individuals with a business, healthcare administration or other relatable fields.

 

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include contribution towards healthcare coverage, 401 K and other future benefits as offered at the discretion of JG Consulting.

 

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Jean Garten at ejgarten@embarqmail.com

Website is jgconsultingassociates.com

 

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AAPC of Kansas City

PO Box 12431
Kansas City, MO 64116

Scholarships

AAPC of KC offers scholarships to our members for local chapter events.  See the scholarship application.

 

2019 AAPC KC Scholarship Form
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Mentor Program

Do you need a Mentor, or would you like to become a Mentor? The AAPC of KC has a program to pair up members that need a little guidance and support with members who have a wealth of knowledge to share.

This program was developed to help our new and newly credentialed members with the support that is needed in our chosen career field.,Syd Stevens (sstevens@mncpc.com), Member Development Officer, can answer any questions you may have about this program.

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