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Coding Auditor - US Telecommute

UHG - Brentwood, Tennessee

Posted: 10/20/2018

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Processes attestation sheets and progress notes out of the DataRap work queue according to department guidelines
  • Analyzes progress notes and documentation sent by providers for validation following CMS guidelines and ICD-9 / ICD-10 Coding Manual guidelines and enters final results into appropriate tab of the DataRAP database
  • Performs the minimum number of validations consistent with established departmental goal
  • Provides clear communication, with use of DataRAP application, through query to PCP on documentation not meeting standard as identified by no plan
  • Provides clear communication, with use of DataRAP application, through query to PCP on documentation not meeting standard of basic administrative components to a progress note
  • Ensures accuracy of entry by comparing to outcome of diagnoses on eAttestation post validation entry
  • Associates attestation sheets received into the DataRAP database to provide tracking for all markets
  • Identifies and reports quality concerns and errors to DataRAP Clinical Process Quality Analyst for review and education
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
  • Medical record documentation requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • High school education (or higher) or equivalent experience
  • Coding certification (CPC or CCS or RHIT or RHIA or CCA)
  • 3+ years ICD-9 Coding experience  
  • Knowledge in HCC Coding guidelines
  • Technical expertise in ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Outpatient Coding experience is preferred
  • Physician's office/hospital experience is preferred
  • Intermediate (or higher) MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook)
Soft Skills:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to perform in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and a positive service attitude at all times
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: Coding Quality Analyst, CPC, ICD-10, Auditing, HCC, Brentwood, TN, Tennessee

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