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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
Children's Mercy https://www.childrensmercy.org/About_Us/Careers/Current_Job_Openings/
HCA Midwest http://hcamidwest.com/careers/search.dot
Meritas Health http://www.meritashealth.com/home/careers/
Prime Healthcare


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

Physician Coding Supervisor


The University of Kansas Hospital is looking for a Physician Coding Supervisor.  Applicants can apply online at: https://www.kansashealthsystem.com/careers


Department Health Information Management (HIM)

Shift Days - Full-Time

Requisition ID


Position Location

Broadmoor Campus, KS




Administrative & Clerical



Position Summary/Career Interest

The Physician Coding Supervisor  is responsible for the daily work flow, procedures, efficiencies and operational improvements in the coding and compliance department.


·         Maintain interpersonal relations and communications with staff.

·         Provide reports and feedback to administration on department operations.

·         Perform performance reviews, improvement plans and provide necessary feedback to staff.

·         Produces periodic physician audit reviews for administrative and physician review.

·         Determine accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures for assignment of the CPT and ICD-9 procedures codes for services performed in the clinic.

·         Responsible for reviewing encounter form and physician documentation to ensure accurate coding and compliance prior to charge entry.

·         Maintain and update Coding and Compliance Policies as they apply to various situations.

·         Maintain and remain current on the educational aspects of this position; including but not limited to procedural and diagnostic coding.

·         Develop and maintain proper job descriptions for Coding and Compliance Dept employees.

·         Ensure payroll is properly completed in time management system.

·         Ensure all personnel are properly trained and updated on appropriate coding and compliance guidelines and concepts

·         Maintain Certification and remain current with coding trends and updates.

·         Responsible for making sure all coding and compliance team members are aware of the latest insurance updates, changes, additions, deletions.

·         Runs Athena custom reports as needed.

·         Review potential cost reduction, enhancements and staffing efficiency improvements to recommend possible changes to MAC CEO.

·         Ensure and maintain accurate and current coding and database information in the billing management system.

·         Ensure adequate cross-training is available for each position and ensure proper training and education for all job aspects.

·         Maintain Continuing Professional Education and remain current with new coding and compliance trends in the medical field.

·         Facilitate Physician education regarding coding and compliance issues.

·         Assists the Central Business Office in Coding/Compliance/Denial issues

·         Makes presentations to leadership or physician committees as requested.


* Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

** Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.  Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit.  Other duties may be assigned as required.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associate’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Technical/Professional Training in CPC


Manager, HIM Prof Coding

Childrens Mercy Health Information Managment
Schedule: Full Time 60-80

Hours: varies
Job Responsibilities:
This position manages coding activities for the professional coding section.  Assists the Assistant Director for Professional Revenue in smooth functions for coding operations.  Participates in departmental management activities.  Maintains good working knowledge of all Health Information Management (HIM), Professional Revenue and Hospital policy and procedures.  Able to work in a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment.  Continuously strives to improve processes in the HIM department while maintaining a high level of quality service to all of our customers. 
Job Requirements:
Associate’s degree
3 or more years’ experience professional coding
Previous Experience in Professional (Physician) Coding & Auditing and working with Compliance 

1-2- years Prior management work experience
RHIA or RHIT or CCS or CPC required
Willingly assumes additional work or change work methods and is receptive to job irregularities.

Can be counted on to proactively resolve problems within the limit of authority.


Send me their resume to Beatrice Jones bjones1@cmh.edu or apply at Childrenmercy.org/careers

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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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