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Job Category:

Medical and Clinical Operations



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Medical Coder - Irvine, CA

UHG - Irvine, California

Posted: 11/12/2018

We’re Monarch HealthCare, Orange County’s largest association of independent physicians, and a part of Optum and the growing family of UnitedHealth Group companies. We are changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience. With the talent, resources and can - do culture of a Fortune 6 company behind us, there’s no telling how far we can go. Join us in creating a better future and you’ll soon find you’re doing your life’s best work.(sm)
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Support Director of Risk Adjustment Coding with department projects including some project management
  • Presenter of HCC Coding Education to network providers with Medical Directors (evening workshops)
  • Assist in coding of medical records for Risk Adjustment
  • Assist in the quality review of processed attestations from the coding staff
  • Willing to travel to provider offices in Orange county

Required Qualifications:
  • Certified Coder with AHIMA or AAPC
  • 3-5+ years of coding experience in either inpatient or outpatient setting
  • 1-2+ years of risk adjustment experience in a managed care setting
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office - Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Ability to travel up to 25% in Orange county
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with public speaking and presentations
What's the first thing that happens when one of the most successful physician groups in Orange County comes together with a global leader in health care? Opportunity. With Monarch HealthCare joining OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, people like you will find increasing levels of challenge, impact and professional success. With a vibrant network of hospitals and urgent care centers, we're changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience. That takes passion, commitment, intense focus and the ability to contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment. Are you with us? Learn more about this exciting opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Job Keywords: coding, inpatient, outpatient, managed care, risk adjustment, project management, orange county, public speaking, Irvine, California, CA

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