Oakhurst Medical Centers Inc

  • Revenue Cycle Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Stone Mountain
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/17/2018 1:53 PM)
    ID
    2018-1237
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
  • Overview

    The Health Information Manager plans, develops and directs all activities to ensure integrity, confidentiality, accurate, and timely completion of the medical record adhering to The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), state and federal laws, and Medical Staff Rules/Regulations, which include the following, but not limited to: document management, record retention, accessibility, storage and retention, and release of information following Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards. This position is responsible for managing the information within all systems and applications which contribute to the quality and integrity of the health record. In addition serves as company Privacy Officer.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for all release of information requests in a timely manner while maintaining the confidentiality of all Protected Health Information (PHI).
    • Establish professional practice standards in compliance with regulatory and accrediting bodies.
    • Work closely with the (Electronic Medical Record (EMR) specialist, and EMR vendor to monitor health information management systems and sets the healthcare system’s standards for data quality and ethical practice.
    • Ensure completeness, appropriateness, and overall compliance of the medical record by means of systematic monitoring and education of recorded information.
    • Prepares statistical and graphic reports, analyzes data, and reports medical trends and occurrences to the quarterly Health Information Management (HIM) committee.
    • Establish and maintain storage, archiving, and record retention schedules.
    • Continuously evaluate, plan, and modify the existing HIM department.
    • Maintain expertise about the Medicare/Medicaid and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), Meaningful Use (MU) Quality Payment Program including future impacts to the organization.
    • Oversee the process of monitoring and improving the financial results of the center’s shared savings and quality payment programs. Analysis of ongoing measurement data, reporting, and information dissemination with a focus on improving financial outcomes.
    • Train staff, students, and others in health information requirements, procedures and subjects related to confidentiality.
    • Serve as the designated company Privacy Officer; establish structures to ensure individual rights guaranteed by HIPAA, set up a complaint process and sanctions, developing overall privacy policies and procedures for OMC as well as a notice of information practices, and developing a training program.
    • Monitor local, national, and international trends in healthcare delivery and monitors; changes in legislation and accreditation standards that affect health information.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Register Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Register Health Information Technician (RHIT) credential or minimum of ten years’ experience in the health information field.
    • Considerable knowledge of medical principles and practices, medical terminology and laws and principles pertaining to confidentiality.
    • Knowledge of CPT coding and ICD-10 diagnoses.
    • Excellent communication, organizational and customer service skills.
    • Excellent phone etiquette.
    • Detailed oriented and efficient required.

     

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