The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the premier not-for-profit organization for women's health care. Comprised of over 58,000 physician-members who are experts in women's health care, ACOG provides to its members the highest quality education opportunities, practice-oriented resources, research, advocacy, and organizational support. With headquarters located in S.W. Washington, DC, we provide a positive, supportive work environment, excellent benefits and so much more! To learn more about our organization, please visit us at www.acog.org.
The College is currently seeking a Facility Coding Education Specialist to serve as the team lead on all facility related coding and assist the Director, Coding, with all aspects of the Congress' CPT and ICD-10 coding education program.
The Facility Coding Education Specialist will be working out of our DC office. This is not a remote position.
- Educate coding team members, Fellows, and others on correct coding, billing, appeals, and reimbursement processes. Provide membership service by coordinating response to 175-200 coding ticket requests, e-mails, calls and facsimiles per month from Fellows and their staff on specific coding related issues.
- Author coding recommendation articles.
- Track coding questions and coding advice given by other sources to analyze coding needs of fellows. Make suggestions for new CPT and ICD-10-CM codes based on needs assessment and coding questions received. Monitor newsletters/journal articles for accuracy of coding information and to remain current in the field. Serve as team lead educator on facility based diagnosis and procedure coding. Monitor and provide guidance on government initiatives affecting coding, billing, and reimbursement.
- Assist with the ongoing development and management of the Freshdesk Coding Ticket database; respond to questions and author new coding solutions. Keep coding solutions current. Continuously update and add coding knowledge database content to the Freshdesk platform. Co-maintain database with coding answers. Research answers to coding questions. Configure database as required for new/updated functionality.
- As part of the Coding team, coordinate and oversee the activities associated with 10-13 yearly coding workshops. Responsibilities will include: monitoring hotel contracts and agreements, evaluate and monitor budget requirements for assisgned workshops, review and edit educational course programs and brochure, serve as department representative at workshops; represent ACOG coding viewpoints, address audience at workshop (i.e., explain ACOG's coding publications, other coding resources, and coding committee recommendations, etc.), assist consultant and faculty in answering coding questions raised during workshops, and coordinate interaction with ACOG meetings staff and hotel staff for approximately 5-6 meetings.
- Develop new and assist with the review and editing of existing coding publications Serve as lead team educator for writing and editing ACOG coding publications related to facility diagnosis and procedure coding and related topics. Assist Director, Coding in editing and revising other publications.
- Co-manage all educational aspects of ACOG's Webcasts related to coding for approximately 6 webcasts. Duties include overseeing integrity of presentation, speaker relations, topic and content development, host presentation, assist speaker by addressing audience coding questions, and post webcast activities (i.e. address registrant coding questions and/or concerns after webcast, revise presentation, etc.).
- Prepare coding related agenda materials for Committee on Health Economics and Coding. Present coding issues to Committee at biannual Provide staff support for Committee on Health Economics and Coding (i.e., take notes of meeting discussion).
- Attend biannual ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meetings as ACOG representative to develop andoversee the Committee's diagnosis and facility related code proposals impacting OB/Gyns. Serve as team lead for all ICD-10-PCS procedure code development and revisions. Attend other educational events and client meetings as an ACOG representative. Report information from meetings to Program Manager and Committee.
- Serve as team lead for all payment transition activities related to episode groupers and DRGs.
- Assist with training other coding team members on facility coding concepts as required.
- Represent ACOG at external coding related meetings when required. Represent the Coding Department at internal coding related meetings as required.
- Assist Director, Coding and other department staff in other projects as directed.