Coding Supervisor Job Description

Coding Supervisor Job Description

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Coding supervisor provides coding education (HCPCS, ICD-9-CM/ICD-10, DSM3-R, & CPT) to providers and clinical staff in accordance to the established corporate compliance plan.

Coding Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Timely meetings with coding team to review progress on entry for all CPT codes
Responsible for maintaining current knowledge of coding guidelines and relevant federal regulations through the use of current CPT-4, HCPCS II, and ICD-9/ICDD-10 materials, the Federal Register, and other pertinent materials
Responsibility for achieving results
Reviews daily operations backlogs and computer problems
Reviews and monitors Health System contract services, and ensures system-wide and vendor compliance
Protects the interest of the Clinic with HIM vendors
Facilitates/trains coding staff on daily activities
Coordination of employees schedules for adequate coverage
Performs quality coding reviews for all coders
Education with new coders and cross train so that there is coverage when needed

Coding Supervisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Coding Supervisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CCS, CPC, RHIT, RHIA, CCSP, AHIMA, EPIC, CRC, AAPC, CE

Education for Coding Supervisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the coding supervisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management, Education, Associates, Health, Health Information Technology, Business, Healthcare, Management, Medical, Medical Terminology

Skills for Coding Supervisor

Desired skills for coding supervisor include:

Medical record access
Information privacy laws
Release of information is needed
HCPCS and documentation guidelines
Medical terminology
Current medical record technology
Data presentation and reporting

Desired experience for coding supervisor includes:

AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) only
Minimum of 5 years of experience in medical billing and coding
Must be a Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
Minimum of 2 years managing billing and coding staff
Computer skills, EMR and billing software skills a must
Minimum three (3) years of progressive and in-depth multispecialty coding experience in assignment of diagnostic and procedural coding

Coding Supervisor Examples


Coding Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a coding supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for coding supervisor
  • Coordinates and reconciles multiple surgical schedules to ensure complete charge capture
  • Reviews and codes complex operative procedures for surgical practices
  • Work in conjunction with A/R team on follow up and resolution of coding related denials and rejections to address any issues
  • Available to assist and direct the practice or other appropriate staff in surgical documentation, billing, coding, and reimbursement issues
  • Assists in the auditing providers and coders as needed
  • Monitor and work IET’s for responsible practices and work with appropriate leadership for resolution
  • Educate the staff/physician on IET’s issues
  • Monitor coders/AR to ensure the designated productivity and accuracy rate of 95%
  • Keep manager informed regarding any billing issues, updates on charge entry, and AR in preparation for monthly operating meetings
  • Responsible for coding staff and tracking hours of courses for compliance deadlines
Qualifications for coding supervisor
  • Minimum one (1) year of previous leadership or supervisory experience that includes conducting coaching/training of coding staff
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience evaluating coding audits and quality performance measures
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of hospital/institutional coding in multiple medical specialties, and proper assignment of clinical conditions documented and procedures performed
  • Comprehensive understanding data systems and reporting for health record coding, abstracting, and performance metrics
  • Thorough knowledge of professional service delivery in an ambulatory hospital or outpatient setting
  • Excellent ability to conduct coding audits to evaluate quality performance measures and using the findings create written reports with recommendations

Coding Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a coding supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for coding supervisor
  • Prepare clinical statistics and reports
  • Works collaboratively with providers and other caregivers to obtain complete documentation to support the assignment of MS-DRGs
  • Hire, train, and develop team of Medical Coders
  • Perform all duties necessary to ensure success of team
  • Will serve as direct and primary contact to the hospitals to provide coverage and systems access where needed
  • Work closely with manager/director in managing day to day operations
  • Oversees daily operational activities, including scheduling and coordinating work assignments
  • Responsible for hiring, training, and performance management
  • Responsible for the development and enforcement of departmental policies and procedures
  • Coaches employees and initiates corrective action when necessary
Qualifications for coding supervisor
  • Minimum two (2) years of previous leadership or supervisory experience that includes conducting coaching/training of coding staff
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience evaluating coding audits and quality performance measures
  • Bachelor's degree in health care administration, health information management OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field preferred
  • Working knowledge of KP HealthConnect, particularly the clinical and billing modules, encoder(s)
  • Inpatient coding experience
  • Provides supervision and oversight for a high quality coding program to meet the minimum required coding quality accuracy of 95% or higher, while maintaining financial expectations for DNFB

Coding Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of coding supervisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for coding supervisor
  • Continuously works to improve the revenue cycle process, maximize reimbursement and makes recommendations for problem solving as needed
  • Performs regular quality assurance, ensures quality and productivity standards are met
  • Coordinates, prepares and presents educational materials to staff, providers and clinicians as needed
  • Assists with any coding related payor audits
  • Ensures adherence to 3rd party and governmental regulations relating to coding, documentation, compliance, and reimbursement
  • Assists Manager with Annual Budget creation and adherence throughout the fiscal year
  • Works collaboratively with other Coding Departments, PFS, Billing, Helios, Audit & Compliance, providers and clinical staff as necessary
  • Serves as a specialty resource for all other departments
  • May compose correspondence or prepare reports on own initiative
  • Perform other duties as assigned, but only after appropriate training
Qualifications for coding supervisor
  • Monitors all relevant EPIC & 3M HDM coding work queues daily, and assigns work to Inpatient Coding Specialists to ensure timely coding and billing
  • 2+ years of leadership/mentor experience
  • 2+ years progressive Health Information Management or Revenue Cycle Management experience
  • Associates Degree (Business Administration or related field) or equivalent combination of at least 5 years financial and medical billing/coding experience, including 1 year lead role or supervisory experience can be considered in place of degree
  • With one of the two degrees shown above, three years financial, medical billing or coding experience with 1 year in a lead role or supervisory experience
  • Highly developed communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with staff

Coding Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of coding supervisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for coding supervisor
  • Assist the Corporate Manager of Hospital Coding by directly overseeing inpatient and outpatient hospital coders’ day to day work
  • Hold coding staff accountable to quality and productivity standards, and monitoring compliance with corporate policies and procedures
  • Assist the manager with employee performance feedback, evaluation, hiring and disciplinary action
  • Manage coding workflows for an efficient coding workflow
  • Enforce compliance with the corporate coding compliance plan
  • Assist with standardization all aspects of coding operations that aligns with acute and ambulatory corporate initiatives
  • Assist with development and maintenance of corporate documentation, policy and procedures for standardized operations
  • Responsible for all quality and customer service functions in the Central Billing Office
  • Facilitates and participates in the interviewing, hiring, orientation, and training of staff
  • Monitors and follows up on complaints received from all customers - physicians, office managers, office staff, and patients - to insure appropriate resolution
Qualifications for coding supervisor
  • Ability to supervise, coordinate, and lead simultaneously
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to provide effective leadership to departmental personnel and to develop and maintain a wide variety of internal and external cooperative working relationships
  • High energy, goal oriented, exceptional interpersonal skills, change management and political skill
  • Minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible experience in medical records, coding and compliance, required
  • Conducts regular staff meetings with employees to provide information and education about subjects relative to work assignments
  • Audit records for evidence of compliance with NCQA standards

Coding Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a coding supervisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for coding supervisor
  • Assists in review for any patient audit presented from Conifer for coding / editing from NCC staff
  • Attends relevant coding workshops to stay abreast of new and changing technologies
  • Assist the Coding Denials team by directly overseeing Denial coders’ day to day work
  • Functions in accordance with CSIIS and HID guidelines and budgets with oversight of the Director
  • Conducts quarterly audits to insure all staff are meeting 95% accuracy
  • Promotes positive co-worker relationships through teamwork and cooperation
  • Adhere to internal and system-wide competencies, behavior policies and procedures to ensure efficient work processes
  • Assist management in the development and implementation of policies and procedure for Coding and Reimbursement
  • Ensure all coding and appeals are completed in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Investigate staff issues and provide feedback as appropriate to management and staff members
Qualifications for coding supervisor
  • Must have a high school diploma and 3 to 5 years relevant experience in a health care field
  • CPC certification strongly preferred
  • Must have knowledge and experience with payor credentialing
  • Knowledge of delegated credentialing preferred
  • Must be able to move about facility and between workstations
  • Requires the ability to resolve conflict and to demonstrate independent judgement

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