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Compliance Specialist II

Richardson, TX, USA Req #162
Friday, September 25, 2020

ABOUT INOGEN Inogen was founded in 2001 to improve quality of life and increase freedom and independence for oxygen therapy users. Inogen is innovation in oxygen therapy. The Inogen mission is to improve freedom and independence for oxygen therapy patients through innovative products and services. Inogen is a manufacturer and Accredited Homecare Provider.

Inogen is focused on quality care, continuous improvement, and outstanding customer satisfaction. We are a stable, USA based company dedicated to providing an exciting and rewarding career to our employees. We completed a successful Initial Public Offering on the NASDAQ in 2014 and have demonstrated substantial growth over the last five years. Our work environment is casual yet high performing, and we are looking for seriously talented, motivated, and fast-paced professionals to join our team.

Job Summary:

The Compliance Specialist will assist the Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Director in overseeing Inogen's intake and customer support functions and will work closely with Inogen Sales, Billing, and Customer Care teams. Primary responsibilities include: managing and supervising completion of Compliance audits (for internal controls), assisting with external audits of items such as patient records and company procedures relating to Home Medical Equipment (HME) operations and practices, advancing training initiatives and programs for Sales, Billing, and Customer Care teams, and facilitating continuous process improvements.

Responsibilities (Specific tasks, duties, essential functions of the job)

  • Responsible for fully understanding regulatory requirements relevant to respiratory equipment and supplies and home medical equipment provider accreditation

  • Responsible for assisting in audits of intake through patient support practices

  • Responsible for reviewing documentation, including but not limited to, dispensing and/or detailed written orders, medical records, and Certificates of Medical Necessity (CMN) to determine if eligibility (per public and private payers) has been properly demonstrated/ supported

  • Responsible for sharing findings identified during internal audits with the Compliance Department to develop and assist with formulating corrective actions/ resolutions

  • Responsible for assisting the Compliance Department in responding to external audit requests associated with HME operations/ practices

  • Ensure Inogen’s compliance with all state and federal regulations

  • Ensure that documentation is maintained in accordance with HIPAA guidelines and other applicable regulations

  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.

  • Assist with any other duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for working to isolate areas of potential non-compliance, for helping transfer this knowledge to the service teams and introduce process improvements

  • Responsible for providing training to the Sales, Billing, and Customer Care teams on procedures and regulatory requirements related to HME, as needed

  • Responsible for managing assigned staff and contracted consultants to ensure individuals are operating effectively

  • Responsible for working with the Sales, Billing, and Customer Care teams (as appropriate) in response to findings pertaining to external audits and facilitating corrective action resolution

  • Responsible for developing, interpreting and administering company compliance policies

  • Responsible for tracking, reporting, and improving departmental metrics

  • Responsible for working with the Sales and Billing teams to ensure that onboarding requirements for patients are and remain robust and comprehensive

  • Responsible for working with Customer Care and Billing teams to ensure that patient support protocols are and remain robust and comprehensive

  • Responsible for investigating and responding (or supporting the development of a response) to external complaints pertaining to HME operations/ practices

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with performing compliance audits

  • Experience with HME accreditation

  • Experience with Medicare billing

  • Experience with respiratory equipment and supplies

  • Experience with working with medical sales personnel and managing external consultants

  • Detail-oriented with attention to process improvement

  • Ability to work in multiple computer software systems

  • Must have strong work ethic.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

  • Attention to detail is required.

  • Effective conflict resolution.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.

  • Analytical & problem-solving skills & ability to multi task.

  • Solutions-oriented problem solver.

  • Excellent planning, communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to effectively interface with different departments within the company

Qualifications (Experience and Education)

  • Operates at a task + project level for select projects which are specifically assigned to them.

  • Able to execute tasks and project level work independently, able to sign off for Regulatory/QMS in some instances, as is deemed appropriate

  • Some supervision required.

  • Bachelor’s in a Technical Discipline, required.

  • 3- 5 years of HME experience.

  • A combination of training, education and experience that is equivalent to the qualifications listed above and that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Inogen is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally
protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm;
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The pay transparency policy is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf.


Inogen is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@inogen.net or call (972) 616-5668 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Other details

  • Job Family Compliance Specialist
  • Job Function Individual Contributor
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Richardson, TX, USA