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Manager - Chargemaster and Compliance

  • Job reference: BBBH4100
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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Our client is an ultramodern, all-digital academic medical centre specialising in the provision of care for women and children. Based in Qatar, our client will focus on world-class patient care, medical education and biomedical research.

We are recruiting for a Manager - Chargemaster and Compliance.

Upon enquiring, your dedicated consultant will brief you on the process, the organisation, Qatar and outline the next steps.

Job Summary:

The Manager - Chargemaster and Compliance oversees Sidra's database of service offerings, codes, rates, pricing and ongoing Chargemaster maintenance and also manages the adherence to coding and workflows around coding as relates to finance and the chargemaster. The Manager - Chargemaster and Compliance ensures the management of Revenue Cycle initiatives associated with Charge Capture, Charge coding and Charge Reconciliation. This position will direct all aspects of Charge Description Master (CDM), including but not limited to development of new charge codes, compliance with third party coding regulations, revision of existing codes, CPT/HCPCS updates, revenue code changes, pricing, and maintaining compliance with current local regulations as well as payer requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the effective and efficient operation of Sidra's Charge Description Master services and related processes
  • Works with Sidra departmental managers to ensure that clinical charges and billing codes are fully and correctly established in Cerner's patient care applications and are captures by Cerner's patient billing applications
  • Ensures that Sidra's patient billing practices are in compliance with national requirements
  • Oversees Rates and Charge Description Master staff
  • Ensures the accuracy and completeness of all coding systems with the CDM, which may include DRG's, CPT's HCPCS, etc.
  • Participates in the establishment of Sidra's pricing methods and structures
  • Oversees the provision of price estimates for procedures or services to clients and insurance companies.
  • Manages and conducts financial reviews to determine charge capture accuracy and comprehensiveness
  • Liaises with Sidra other members of Sidra's Patient Billing and Insurance team as necessary
  • Leads efforts of multidisciplinary groups where necessary to monitor the completeness and accuracy of revenue and billing information
  • Actively promotes and participates in initiatives to improve organization effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate and timely reports are prepared on a regular and as needed basis
  • Responsible for the ongoing training and development of staff
  • Provides education as needed to departments related to their charges and charging practices
  • Performs audits of charging practices for compliance across the facility
  • Maintains all documentation related to the CDM
  • Attends finance and staff meetings as required
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Fosters a service oriented environment with Sidra's internal and external customers in order to best achieve Sidra's organizational objectives.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, Health Information Management, or a Health related discipline
  • 5+ years relevant experience at a management level
  • CDM Experience in a complex acute care organization similar to Sidra
  • Demonstrated knowledge of patient billing systems, health procedures and classification systems,
  • Demonstrated knowledge of hospital accounting systems and practices as related to patient billing

Benefits- Highly competitive package including a Tax free salary + benefits. Full details of the package will be discussed directly.

Please note the targeted start date for the position is dependent on the current timeline for the project. Likewise, the processing of licensing (if applicable)/ visas etc. also need to be considered. We will advise candidates specifically when we discuss the opportunity.

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