Appeals Mgt Documentation Spec at Mercy in Chesterfield, Missouri

Posted in Other 28 days ago.

Job Description:

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."


The Appeals Management Documentation Specialists is responsible for performing a thorough review of all documentation prior to submission of the Audit Response Packet and for preparing and submitting appeals as required. This position will work closely with all those co-workers directly involved in the audit and appeal process.


  • Experience: Prior experience with healthcare coding (CPT4, HCPCS, DRG, ICD-9/10, HIPPS, RUG, Modifiers, Revenue Codes, etc.).

  • Required Education: High school Diploma and/or current Professional or Hospital Coder Certification.

  • Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Other: Knowledge of regulatory and payer requirements for reimbursement and reason(s) for denials by auditors. Ability to critically evaluate and make decisions about whether appeals should be made based on reviews of patient medical records or procedures completed. Skill in writing convincing appeals arguments that is sound and supported by evidence that is related to patients' specific clinical attributes. Excellent oral and technical writing and typing skills. Ability to stay current on changing governmental regulations related to healthcare reimbursement.

We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.