Assistant Coverage Analyst at University of California - San Francisco

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

JOB OVERVIEW
The Assistant Coverage Analyst reviews clinical research protocols, Informed Consent Forms, Clinical Trial Agreements, and other relevant study-related documents. S/he determines what is billable after reviewing Medicare Benefits Policy, relevant National Coverage Decisions (NCDs) and Local Coverage Decisions (LCDs), Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs), state laws, professional practice guidelines, and, when necessary, consulting with the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for this region. The individual creates a billing justification plan to reflect which medical procedures may be billed to patient insurance and which should be billed to the study sponsor. The individual will perform coverage analysis on investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical research trials. S/he works collaboratively with Principal Investigators (PIs), project managers, study coordinators, and other research staff.

OFFICE OF CLINICAL RESEARCH
The Clinical Research Office provides support to investigators and study teams initiating and conducting clinical trials. This includes maintaining a clinical trial management system (CTMS), conducting Medicare coverage analysis, developing budgets for clinical research studies, negotiating payment terms with industry and nonprofit sponsors, and providing clinical research infrastructure/services.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"

Required Qualifications: Bacheloru0027s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
Proficiency with office equipment and knowledge of standard office software
Familiarity with internet searching
Attention to detail
Ability to read and comprehend complex materials
Excellent writing and oral communication skills (clarity, sentence / paragraph construction and grammar, et cetera)
Demonstrated ability and desire to learn; curiosity around the research activities in which they are involved
Skills in problem solving, multi-tasking, working with frequent interruptions, and is an effective listener

NOTE: FINGERPRINTING AND BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with human subjects research protocols or, academic training in the biological or social sciences, pre-med or bioethics
Basic knowledge of relevant federal, state, organizational and system policies
Experience in an Academic Medical Center Environment

License/Certification: n/a

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.