Revenue Integrity Analyst I

Partners HealthCare(PHS) - Somerville, MA4.0

30+ days agoFull-time
As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

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Our employees use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

Overview
Reporting to the Revenue Integrity Manager, the Revenue Integrity Analyst I plays an important role in a high-profile group tasked with improving revenue results by taking a global view of clinical and financial processes, functions and interdependencies from the provision of patient care to final bill generation. Due to its service focus and project management emphasis, this position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, well-developed analytic and organizational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines while influencing, but not directly managing the work of others.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 With guidance from a Senior Analyst, performs Charge Description Master (CDM) and related audits with a focus on revenue cycle integrity.
 Provide Customer Service to internal and external customers
 Ownership of designated service lines & EPIC applications
 Evaluates current charging and coding structures and processes in clinical departments to ensure appropriate capture and reporting of revenue and compliance with government and third party payor requirements.
 Assesses the accuracy and build of all charging workflows in EPIC, including documentation, dictionaries, preference lists and other interface or third party charging systems.
 Provides PHS Enterprise guidance, communication and education on correct charge capture, coding and billing processes.
 Participates in projects related to revenue cycle initiatives with a degree of autonomy appropriate to experience and project complexity.
 Collaborates with Partners eCare (PeC), Revenue Cycle Operations staff, Compliance, Budget Office, PHS Coding, Internal Audit and other Revenue and Finance departments on revenue management initiatives.
 Analyzes EPIC work/error que data and performs root cause analysis. Executes on work plans to correct identified deficiencies.
 Analyzes changes to coding and billing rules and regulations by utilizing appropriate reference materials, internet sources, seminars and publications. Executes on work plans to adapt systems and processes to accommodate changes.
 Attend off site cost center meetings with Revenue Integrity team members.
 Attend Seminars/Webinars on Payor regulations, and annual code set changes.
 Professional Development to include training and support of coding certifications.

Qualifications

 0-3 years of experience in a hospital setting or within the healthcare industry preferred.
 Bachelor’s degree in finance or science or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 CPT and/or HCPCS coding knowledge.

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

 Ability to review, analyze and interpret payor payment policies, billing guidelines, and state and federal regulations.
 Financial analysis application skills, including database development and report generation.
 Intermediate Excel skills required; familiarity with Access strongly desired.
 Strong customer service skills
 Well-developed, formal presentation skills.
 A suitable level of comfort in presenting to and interacting with senior levels of hospital management and with physician leaders.
 Excellent organizational and informal project management skills.
 Capacity to manage time effectively, attention to detail, and follow through.
 Well-developed research skills.
 Strategic thinker with business acumen.
EEO Statement Partners HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.

Primary Location
: MA-Somerville-Assembly Row - PHS
Work Locations
:
Assembly Row - PHS
399 Revolution Drive
Somerville 02145
Job
: Finance/Accounting
Organization
: Partners HealthCare(PHS)
Schedule
: Full-time
Standard Hours : 40
Shift
: Day Job
Employee Status
: Regular
Recruiting Department : PHS Revenue Cycle Operations
Job Posting
: Sep 19, 2018