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Monitors and implements compliance procedures covering the privacy of access to patient health information. Reviews medical records for completeness and to abstract and code clinical data, such as diseases, operations, procedures and therapies, using standard classification systems.
Monitors and implements compliance procedures covering the privacy of access to patient health information. Reviews medical records for completeness and to abstract and code clinical data, such as diseases, operations, procedures and therapies, using standard classification systems. This position typically exists in a health plan or within a medical facility or institution. Coordinates all internal and external changes associated with products or services to assure legal compliance with regulatory guidelines. Conducts regular compliance audits and investigates/resolves complex compliance issues. Compiles medical care and census data for statistical reports on types of diseases treated, surgery performed, and use of hospital beds, in response to inquiries. Develops and maintains an organized, methodical documentation system for communicating, implementing and managing new and existing regulatory requirements. Establishes and administers a process for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating and taking action on complaints concerning privacy policies and fraud concerns. This position typically requires the equivalent of an Associate’s degree and two to three years of related compliance experience and training in CPT and ICD-9 coding. Organizes and maintains files of contracts, records and correspondence. Maintains and utilizes variety of health record indexes and storage and retrieval systems. Operates computer to process, store, and retrieve health information. Prepares, proofreads and distributes reports, correspondence, forms, etc. of a specialized and confidential nature. May assist in the development of contracts and procedures to ensure compliance. May also develop, implement, coordinate and monitor a fraud and abuse compliance program. May deal with patient/client files and other patient/client specific information of a confidential nature. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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