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Field Reimbursement Specialist - Hospital Coder
Job#: 433466
Positions: 1
Posted: 04/20/2017
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Department: Healthcare Solutions
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
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Job Description

**This person can live anywhere near an airport, on the west coast**

As the Field Reimbursement Specialist you will work for the continual development of reimbursement programs and tools for Abiomed’s hospital clients and field based teams.  Analysis of key customer needs including coding (ICD-9/ICD-10,  DRG, CPT), claims denials, procedural documentation, and quarterly business reviews with hospital and physician group reimbursement teams.     


  • Work directly with hospitals to evaluate reimbursement activities and overall financial environment relating to their Impella programs.
  • Develop tracking, reporting, and analysis systems for internal reimbursement programs such as new initiatives, training, problem reports.
  • Develop effective communication materials that clearly explain reimbursement procedures and options to customers
  • Support sales and clinical teams with reimbursement questions and issues in addition to training programs.
  • Work directly with regional Health & Human Services and U.S. Medicare Program to address hospital reimbursement issues including rates and local coverage decisions.
  • Manage relationships with Commercial Insurance service carriers to optimize reimbursement environment and coverage for Abiomed technology.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert on physician and hospital revenue cycle management. 




  • BS Degree in related field, MBA preferred
  • Must be a Certified Hospital Coder, or Certified Professional Coder, or Certified Cardiology Coder
  • Knowledge of Healthcare industry and working knowledge of Reimbursement
  • The ability to work with government organizations, hospitals,  sales, clinical teams and customers is critical.  Requires excellent communication and organizational skills and superior presentation skills.
  • Travel required, 60% weekly #LI-LG1
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