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Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. The primary purposes of the CHARGEMASTER ANALYST are to ensure a compliant and effective Charge Description Master (CDM) and corresponding charge capture tools for assigned clinical service areas. Key elements of compliance and charge data integrity are to ensure knowledge and application of applicable laws and regulations, as well as working with the Revenue Integrity team to ensure process standardization and quality controls, proactive and routine reviews and a team approach to decision making. Ensures that annual and quarterly updates to CPT/HCPCS are completed timely and efficiently. The CHARGEMASTER ANALYST must have skills and knowledge that span the complexity of UW Medicine Chargemaster Operations, including expertise in Epic HB master file set up to enable a compliant chargemaster and appropriate charge capture, ability to understand a wide variety of charging processes, understanding of payer charge code compliance and regulations and technical skills required to design and manage regulatory changes, providing education, performing audits and maximizing the capabilities of the CDM system. This role is responsible for collaborating with a group of key stakeholders from departments across UW Medicine to develop appropriate and complaint charging (ITS, Finance, Clinics and Enterprise Revenue Cycle). The CHARGEMASTER ANALYST position is a key role for charge master operations. Requiring more experience with EPIC system build knowledge while maintaining a solid knowledge base of chargemaster specific coding, reimbursement, and pricing methodologies. In addition, the responsibilities of the Program Operations Analyst is to, in cooperation with Chargemaster Operations and Epic Core Systems, maintain the integrity and billing compliance of the data contained in the following master files in support of Epic Hospital Billing: EAP; Fee schedules Groups, cost centers, cost center assignment, Bed charge billing Tables, revenue codes and Modifiers. ' DUTIES include, but are not limited to: Compliant chargemaster operations/charge related master file maintenance Integrated testing Quarterly/annual CDM audits and coding updates/annual pricing updates Regulatory & payer knowledge Maintains an understanding of current Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payer billing regulations Serve as key contributor and subject matter expert (SME) REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Informatics, or related healthcare field 6 Years experience: Revenue Cycle Management, Revenue Integrity or chargemaster operations. Clinical operations and clinical department systems. Government payor regulations and requirements for hospital and professional claims submission Charging/Charge Capture workflows Payor Contract and reimbursement language Equivalent experience may substitute for requirements DESIRED: HFMA(CRCR), NAHRI(CHRI), AAPC (COC-CPC), or AHIMA (RHIA/RHIT/CCS/CCA) certification : Hybrid, Office setting, indoors, multiple sites REQUIREMENTS:
SEE ABOVE Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law. Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT Employees of the University of Washington are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

Keywords: University of Washington, Seattle , CHARGE MASTER ANALYST, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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