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21 Jul 2021

Full-Time Healthcare Coding Analyst

American Medical Association – Posted by HRProcessTeam@ama-assn.org Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Healthcare Coding Analyst
Chicago, IL

The American Medical Association (AMA) is the nation’s largest professional Association of physicians and a non-profit organization. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America’s physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation.  To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

We continuously work to embed equity in our internal practices and are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff across all levels of the organization.  We intentionally work to create the right conditions to enable our employees to feel that they can be their authentic selves and fully participate in the life of the enterprise.

We encourage and support professional development for our employees, and we are dedicated to social responsibility. We invite you to learn more about us and we look forward to getting to know you.

We have an opportunity at our corporate offices in Chicago for a Healthcare Coding Analyst on our Health Solutions team. As a Healthcare Coding Analyst you will be responsible for supporting the activities of the CPT Editorial Panel and/or the CPT Editorial Assistant Board  in maintaining the CPT code set by working with national medical specialty societies, non-physician professional organizations, public and private payers, pharmaceutical and device manufactures, along with other high profile stakeholders. You will also utilize “Core” database efficiencies, accountable for coding analysis and research, for the use and application of CPT codes, and develop CPT educational content through books, electronic products, newsletters, and symposiums.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as staff support to the CPT Editorial Panel/CPT Assistant Editorial Board and other stakeholders to develop and maintain the CPT code set. Responsible for preparation of multiple code change proposals, assisting with facilitation of Panel Workgroups, building presentations and the development of minutes that forms the basis for all CPT products.  Liaise with stakeholders including CPT Editorial Panel, CPT Assistant Editorial Board, national medical specialty societies, national public and private payers, AMA members and AMA employees, along with other high profile health policy organizations, on issues related to the CPT code set.
  • Author and develop educational content to support the policy of the CPT Editorial Panel and/or the CPT Editorial Assistant Board, in a multitude of forms to advise and assist AMA members, physicians, non-physician health care professionals and other CPT stakeholders in appropriately applying the CPT code set.  Actively respond to questions and support requests related to CPT.  Responsible for the maintenance of the CPT code set.
  • Analyze and communicate health care policies associated with the delivery and reporting of health care services and procedures that impact the use of the CPT code set by physicians and non-physician health care professionals.  Assist in the development of recommendations on Medicare physician payment policy by providing CPT coding advice on services and procedures.  Contribute to preparation of AMA policy reports and briefs for stakeholders.

May include other responsibilities as assigned. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
  2. Minimum 5 years in health care or coding fields.
  3. RHIA, RHIT, CCS-P or CPC certification a plus.
  4. Strong research and analytical skills, including the ability to independently and efficiently locate information, evaluate source quality and research methodologies, and present findings in a concise, logical manner.
  5. Excellent writing skills, with the ability to create a variety of document types (e.g., reports, correspondence, summaries, slide presentations, educational pieces) for different audiences that require minimal revision.
  6. Exceptional oral communication skills, with the ability to present clear and cogent arguments.
  7. Proactively initiates, develops and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external team members to achieve results. Must be able to quickly secure the trust of physicians, payers and other stakeholders, in relation to an understanding of their business.
  8. Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and schedule activities to meet deadlines.
  9. Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of knowledge.
  10. Demonstrated ability to work independently or part of a team on shared projects
  11. Some travel required.

The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.

THE AMA IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE NATION

How to Apply

Please apply here:  https://ama-assn.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=2&id=1668&source=PINK

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 43 days.

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