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Coding Analyst

Company: Change Healthcare
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview of Position The Payment Integrity Coding Analyst researches and interprets healthcare correct coding using regulatory requirements and guidance related to CMS, CPT/AMA and other major payer policies. They also use internal business rules to prepare written documentation of findings through medical record review. The Coding Analyst possesses an overall understanding of all coding principles, including facility, provider and DME type coding and provide health care payers with a total claim management solution. Typically, 90% of a Coding Analyst's time is spent performing coding and documentation review and 10% spent performing other tasks as assigned. What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job? + Conduct coding reviews of medical records and supporting documentation against submitted claims, for individual provider and facility claims, to determine coding and billing accurate for all products.+ Process and/or review claims in a timely manner utilizing client specific coding and billing requirements that meet or exceed production and quality goals.+ Participate in process improvement activities and encourage ownership of and group participation in improvement initiatives+ Analyze medical documents to evaluate potential issues of fraud and abuse.+ Document coding review findings within investigative case tracking system and maintains thorough and objective documentation of findings.+ Serve as a coding resource and provide coding expertise and guidance to entire investigation and/or clinical team+ Monitor, track, and report on all case work.+ Communicate determinations verbally and/or in writing to appropriate business department as required by department internal workflow policies+ Identify and recommend opportunities for cost savings and improving outcomes.+ Coordinate activities with varying levels of leadership including the investigative team, legal counsel, internal and external customers, law enforcement and regulatory agencies, and medical professionals through effective verbal and written communications.+ Research and interpret correct coding guidelines and internal business rules to respond to customer inquiries, and monitors CMS and major payer coding and reimbursement policies. What are the requirements needed for this position? + AS degree or Equivalent in Health Information Management+ 3+ years' experience in medical coding with primary focus in facility and pro fee coding+ Nationally recognized coding credential required: RHIA, RHIT, CCS-P, or CPC+ Strong Microsoft Office skills including Outlook, Excel, and Word.+ Proven ability to review, analyze, and research coding issues.+ Reimbursement policy and/or claims experience What other skills/experience would be helpful to have? + Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with a high attention to detail.+ Proficiency in navigating various computer applications with the ability to ramp up quickly.+ Ability to learn and navigate multiple computer programs quickly and effectively.+ Ability to establish good customer relationships with trust and respect.+ Good interpersonal skills.+ Self-starting and independent, able to stay focused while working remotely.+ Attention to detail is critical. What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job? + Must be available to work full-time, Monday-Friday (time to be determined).+ Ability to work in front of a computer nearly 100% of each day.+ Ability to work independently and communicate primarily through instant messaging (Skype, Jabber), email (Outlook) or the telephone. Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system! COVID Vaccination Requirements We remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. As such, we require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment and we may require periodic testing for certain roles. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. Change Healthcare adheres to COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo-law-poster and the supplemental information at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP\_EEO\_Supplement\_Final\_JRF\_QA\_508c.pdf.If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to applyaccommodations@changehealthcare.com with "Applicant requesting reasonable accommodation" as the subject. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Click here https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp\_%20English\_formattedESQA508c.pdf to view our pay transparency nondiscrimination policy. California (US) Residents: By submitting an application to Change Healthcare for consideration of any employment opportunity, you acknowledge that you have read and understood Change Healthcare's Privacy Notice to California Job Applicants Regarding the Collection of Personal Information (https://www.changehealthcare.com/privacy-notice/privacy-notice-to-california-job-applicants) . Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicant will reveive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: Change Healthcare, Oklahoma City , Coding Analyst, Professions , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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