Compliance Auditor

Job Summary

VMG Health is seeking a Compliance Auditor to perform all levels of documentation and coding reviews related to professional services, project management, and report writing for VMG’s coding and compliance and operational excellence team (CCOE). The Compliance Auditor also provides education and training both internally to the audit team in unique practice specialties and externally to providers. The current team consists of a Managing Director, Director, Manager, Supervisor, Auditors, Coders, and Coordinators who are serving healthcare organizations, providers, law firms, and private equity groups. Services provided include medical coding, auditing, due diligence coding reviews, education and training, general compliance and research. This is an excellent opportunity for the right professional who is interested in building a career in medical coding and compliance with the support of a best-in-class team.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Work as a part of an audit team to professionally and successfully provide client projects meeting productivity standards and timely deadlines.
  • Access necessary medical record documentation from client’s EMR systems.
  • Complete detailed analysis of medical records for chart content and documentation requirements.
  • Assign diagnostic codes and abstract patient medical record information according to the ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 Manuals and coding conventions and guidelines, as established by state and federal reporting requirements.
  • Utilize audit reporting tool to record audit results and create a report of results to submit for quality assurance (QA) and feedback prior to submission to client.
  • Develop reports of audit results and corrective action plans.
  • Conduct education and training sessions for external clients.
  • Educate and serve as a resource for providers regarding coding, documentation, and compliance matters.
  • Coordinate, research, and access resources for execution of key client projects.
  • Assist Manager and Supervisor as requested/assigned to ensure key client projects are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget.
  • Assist in the development and definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Maintain relationships with clients and all key stakeholders.
  • Review QA of audit reports prepared by team management and make corrections and/or adjustments as identified.
  • Keep current with changes in government regulatory coding and compliance guidance and other third-party payers as needed.
  • Maintain awareness of changes in coding auditing principles and practices and related areas to maintain professional competence.
  • Utilize Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) for completion of assigned tasks.

Qualifications

  • Required Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years of CPT and ICD-10 medical coding and auditing experience, including abstracting information from patient charts.
  • License/Certifications:
    • Coding Credentials: AHIMA – Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) or AAPC – CPC required. CPMA Certification required.
    • AACP – CPC-I Certified Professional Coding Instructor -or- AACP – CPC-I Certified Professional Coding Instructor -or- CHCA Certification from AHCAE (Association of Health Care Auditors and Educators), preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge & Skills:
    • Experience providing one-on-one and group provider education and training.
    • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision at a high level of productivity.
    • Time management skills, including the ability to prioritize, organize, and coordinate multiple work areas under fast-paced and changing conditions to meet deadlines.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to communicate in a professional and confident manner in one-on-one or group settings.
    • Excellent organization, planning, problem-solving, and decision-making skills with a focus on quality management and results orientation with ability for critical and strategic thinking, self-initiative, and self-direction.
    • Proven client service skills.
    • Proven interpersonal skills with a teamwork/team-building approach and ability to always maintain a professional attitude.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other relevant technology.

Formed in 1995, VMG is a full-service healthcare transaction advisory and valuation firm focused exclusively on meeting the unique needs of the healthcare services industry. Over its 20-year history, VMG has performed over 25,000 valuation engagements. With offices in Dallas, Nashville, and Denver, VMG is a team of approximately 300 professionals specializing in specific disciplines to assist clients with their healthcare related business transaction needs, including:

  • Fair Market Value Opinions
  • Professional Service Agreement Valuations
  • Financial Reporting Valuations
  • Fairness Opinions
  • Real Estate Appraisals
  • Capital Asset Appraisals
  • Due Diligence Services

Please click the button below to apply. For additional information on VMG Health, please visit our website at www.vmghealth.com or email HRTeam@vmghealth.com.