Coding Compliance Auditor/UKHC

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Job Title:

Coding Compliance Auditor/UKHC

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Working Title:

Billing Compliance Auditor Associate

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

CPMA (within 12 months of start date if not already obtained)

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs; occasionally standing or walking with objects up to 10lbs; regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time while performing repetitive motions (such as typing); occasionally dealing with combative and/or violent people; and occasionally (less than 10% of the time) participating in job-related travel.


Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm

Job Summary:

UK HealthCare (UKHC) is a comprehensive healthcare system consisting of medical, nursing, health sciences, public health, dental, and pharmacy patient care activities at the University of Kentucky. The Office of Corporate Compliance (OCC) was established in 1998 by the UKHC Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and the UK Board of Trustees to support the clinical enterprise. The OCC promotes a culture of ethics and compliance that is central to all of UKHC operations and activities; understands the nature of the risks and potential risks of UKHC operations and activities; and manages risks that may lead to financial, legal, and/or reputational loss. The OCC is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Billing Compliance Auditor Associate position.

Reporting directly to the Compliance Reimbursement Auditor Manager, the Billing Compliance Auditor Associate will assist the OCC team, lead by the Chief Compliance Officer, in executing the corporate compliance program for clinical activity at UK. Those activities may include monitoring, auditing, tracking, reporting, investigations, training, and demonstrating effectiveness of the corporate compliance program. The Billing Compliance Auditor Associate will support enterprise policies and support mitigation of risk exposure as it works to promote a culture of compliance and ethics.

The Billing Compliance Auditor Associate will support the OCC audit team as directed by the Compliance Reimbursement Auditor Manager and OCC leadership team. This position will conduct reviews and audits of provider documentation of services in the patient electronic health record, in addition to other audits as assigned, and will assist in data entry supporting compliance program monitoring, tracking, and reporting.

This position will research relevant topics, issues, and questions presented by staff, faculty, and health care enterprise leadership and present findings to the audit team and supervisor. This role proactively seeks information on current documentation and coding guidance and trends as well as changes in applicable laws and policies. This position may conduct training for faculty and staff across the enterprise regarding audits and other compliance topics.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate must possess CCS or RHIT and/or CPC certification and a strong understanding of complex requirements and regulations. This candidate will also have a high ethical standard, the ability to work in a team-based collaborative environment, high-level communication and leadership skills, effective business writing, creative thinking, and data analysis skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Three years of experience in a health care patient billing or revenue cycle setting, including medical coding; strong written and verbal communication; experience with compliance and/or privacy issues preferred.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time