The DNFC Specialist manages the daily DNFC report to ensure that all accounts free of an appropriate hold are resolved by a production coder the same day. Serves as the team member on point to route accounts to the appropriate coding workflow once missing documentation is obtained. Is responsible for working closely with the hospital HIMD, CFO, clinical departments, DRA, and Coding Coordinator to resolve outstanding DNFC holds.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Produces a daily â��DNFC Hold Reportâ�� with actions item comments on each account on hold
Reviews coding work queues daily to ensure accounts ready to code are routed to a coder for timely completion and escalates to appropriate team members and leadership when work queues are outside of turn-around-times
Monitors and escalates accounts on hold to appropriate team members and leadership to ensure dictated report turn-around-times and other documentation needs for un-coded accounts on hold are met; Follow up for missing documents may include members of the medical staff
Retrieves missing documentation that is needed to complete coding
Identifies and reports workflow issues that impact coding and billing completion
Responsible for working closely with various partners such as the hospital HIMD, CFO, clinical departments, DRAâ��s, and Coding Coordinators to resolve outstanding DNFC holds
1-year medical records or similar work experience required; acute care preferred but could also encompass medical office experience.
Electronic record experience with knowledge of electronic record systems.
Must possess analytical skills as they pertain to incomplete medical records, strong verbal communication skills for interaction with senior level management and medical staff members.
Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook.
Excellent analytical and customer service skills.
High school diploma or equivalent
Strong technical background and electronic medical record experience
Associate degree in Health Information Management field
Health Information Management certification, i.e. RHIT/RHIA
Primary Location: Alabama
Facility: 963-Santa Ana, CA
Other Locations: California,Florida,Georgia,Massachusetts,South Carolina,Tennessee,Texas,Michigan,Arizona
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105020043
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.