Case Manager




  • Full Time
  • Soweto, Gauteng

Clinix Health Group (Pty) Ltd



Job Details

Division
Tshepo Themba Private Hospital

Business Unit
Administration

Minimum experience
Associate

Company primary industry
Hospital and Healthcare

Job functional area
Administrative

Job Description

To plan, coordinate and execute case management work at hospital level. The incumbent utilities clinical knowledge to minimise financial risk and ensure accurate billing through comprehensive accurate coding of patient care.Minimum Requirements:Relevant Nursing qualification.CM or Billings Clerk with ICD training and anatomy and physiology course certification.IDC and CPO coding.3-5 years’ experience as a hospital case manager.Minimum work experience:Liaise with Receptionist for authorisations.Ensure compliance to case management procedures, standards and protocols.Plan, coordinate and execute Clinical coding in accordance with relevant CHG standards and protocols.Ensure accurate, appropriate and complete diagnostic and procedural coding of all patient records in the hospital.Timeously and consistently communicate and follow up with Funders (Medical Aids, COID, Government, RAF, DOL, etc.).Provide appropriate clinical information to Funders in order to update Length of Stay, Level of Care, formulary utilisation, assistive devices / Prosthesis, diagnostic interventions, therapy intervention and procedural interventions and required change in the facility.Consult daily with all relevant health care providers with regards to patient treatment.Ensure the maintenance of patients’ clinical status (subsequent interventions and treatments) in accordance to Funder requirements for the duration of hospitalisation.Ensure the correct categorisation and management of different patient accounts to facilitate reimbursement by Funder.Ensure accurate and timeous finalisation of cases to facilitate reimbursement by Funders.Minimise financial risk by the effective management of patient hospitalisation.Follow the established and approved escalation processes in the event of a decline of payment by Funder.Ensure to remain in the group and facility targets of 3 days for WIP (work in progress) and DNYB (discharged not yet billed).

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