Emerus Health Information Management Specialist (HIM) in The Woodlands, Texas
Emerus is the nation’s first and largest operator of small-format hospitals, also known as community or neighborhood hospitals. Emerus’ leading national health system partners include Allegheny Health Network, Ascension, Baptist Health System, Baylor, Scott & White Health, Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican, The Hospitals of Providence, INTEGRIS and MultiCare. Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care. From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals takes charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise. Emerus’ distinctive level of care earned the Guardian of Excellence Award for Superior Patient Experience in six of the past seven years. More information is available at www.emerus.com.
The purpose of this position is to be responsible for the logging, invoicing and processing of medical records and release of information requests for health services provided by the company.
Receive and log all medical record requests (verbal and written) from patients, attorneys, Social Security Administration and other health care facilities.
Generate invoices for records requests where applicable
Accurately complete all documentation related to record requests such as affidavits
Assimilate all documents indicated in the request such as the patient’s health record, imaging records and billing records
Process release of information forms and ensure that the document is scanned into the patient’s account
Process and log payments received from invoicing
Respond timely to all inquiries related to medical records
Assist Patient Account Specialist staff with various records requests or special projects as required
Assist Coding Department in tracking and resolving outstanding records requests for additional documentation or completion
Assist Coding Manager in tracking physician incomplete documentation for adjustments
Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
Perform additional duties as assigned
Willingness and ability to work overtime
High School Diploma or GED, required
2+ years medical records/health information management experience in a medical hospital or outpatient practice setting, required
Knowledge of regulatory standards as they relate to release of information and medical records requests, required
Experience with EMR/EHR and information systems, required
Proficiency with Microsoft Office(Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook), required
Knowledge of external rules as they relate to patient privacy and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), preferred
Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication
Shift Type: Days
External Company URL: http://www.emerus.com/
Company Name (Integration): Emerus Holdings Inc.
Street: 8686 New Trails Drive,