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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112460 HCC RAF Provider Educator - Remote

Initial Review Date: Mon 12/27/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/22/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/03/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Candidates hired into this position will have the option to work remote.

This position will remain open until filled.


The incumbent will lead new and ongoing auditing, provider education, and training related to documentation quality and ICD-10 diagnosis coding accuracy for hierarchical condition category (HCC) capture. Ensures accurate and complete documentation of inpatient and outpatient professional fee services and other provider captured charges through both concurrent and retrospective review. Collaborate with Revenue Cycle Coding, Population Health Services Organization and Office of Compliance and Privacy leadership.

Develop and implement training curriculum for opportunities identified, conduct both individual and group provider education, and develop action plans for improvement. Function independently with full understanding of all components of the revenue cycle. Complete complex projects of diverse scope and/or portions of large projects. Involve revenue cycle functions for the healthcare enterprise, including system billing, reporting and support.


  • Seven (7) years or more of related experience, education/training in professional fee documentation requirements, CPT and ICD-10 coding, HCC auditing and provider education in an academic setting; OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training in professional fee documentation requirements, CPT and ICD-10 coding, HCC auditing and provider education in an academic setting.

  • Coding certification from AAPC or AHIMA: Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Certified Professional Coder (CPC) through the American Academy of Professional Coders, or equivalent.

  • Experience and proven success in practices, procedures, and concepts of the healthcare revenue cycle and its component operations, including billing and charge capture.

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills with proven ability to interact with physicians and advanced practice practitioners, and other billing providers.


  • Current Certified Risk Coder (CRC) by AAPC.
  • Experience and knowledge of Federal and State rules and regulations, billing policy, and EPIC EHR.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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