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Senior Medical Coder - CCI Edits - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
RANCHO CORDOVA, CA
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1776177
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Senior Medical Coder - CCI Edits - Telecommute(Job Number:726461)
Description

Health care isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. Because of this hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are a vital part of their evolution. If you're looking for a better place to use your passion, your ideas and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) 
 
Delivering quality care starts with ensuring our processes and documentation standards are being met and kept at the highest level possible. This means working behind the scenes ensuring a member-centric approach to care. As a Medical Coder you will determine and record the correct medical codes for all treatments and health services. Ensuring proper records is just one way your work will impact the health and wellness of our members on a huge scale.
 
Who are we? We're Optum360. We're a dynamic partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, we'll leverage our compassion, our talent, our resources and experience to bring financial clarity and a full suite of revenue management services to health care providers nationwide.
 
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Adhere to and maintains required levels of performance in both Coding accuracy and productivity
  • Identify appropriate assignment of CPT and ICD -10 Codes for physician and facility services provided in an Observation service setting, and Inpatient setting
  • Understanding of ICD - 10 Coding in relation to DRGs
  • Abstract additional data elements during the Chart Review process when coding, as needed
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of assigned Client Coding specifics
  • Perform Coding duties as appropriate according to pre - determined schedules
  • Review and maintain a record of charts coded, held, and / or missing
  • Provide documentation feedback to Providers, as needed, and queries physicians when appropriate
  • Maintain up - to - date Coding knowledge by reviewing materials disseminated/recommended by the QM Manager, Coding Operations Managers, and Director of Coding / Quality Management, among others
  • Participate in Coding department meetings and educational events
  • Responsible for the daily operations of all functions and oversight of assigned Revenue Integrity Analysts and Auditors
  • Responsible for the ongoing identification and implementation of revenue integrity solutions
  • Serve at the liaison between the Revenue Cycle services and the facility
  • Jobs in this function provide coding and coding auditing services directly to providers; this includes the analysis and translation of medical and clinical diagnoses, procedures, injuries, or illnesses into designated numerical codes

Job Medical Coding
Primary Location US-CA-RANCHO CORDOVA
Other Location US-TX-Dallas, United States, US-IL-Chicago, US-UT-Salt Lake City
Organization O360 Dignity Health Middle Ops
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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