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Surgical Procedure Coding Analyst

Job ID R29977

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Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oregon, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Oklahoma, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Washington, DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Pennsylvania, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Rhode Island, United States of America; VIRTUAL, South Carolina, United States of America; VIRTUAL, South Dakota, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Tennessee, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Texas, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Utah, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Vermont, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Virginia, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Washington, United States of America; VIRTUAL, West Virginia, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Wisconsin, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Wyoming, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Massachusetts, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Michigan, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Mississippi, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Missouri, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Montana, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Nebraska, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Nevada, United States of America; VIRTUAL, New Hampshire, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Oregon, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Indiana, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Iowa, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Kansas, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Kentucky, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Louisiana, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Maine, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Maryland, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Oklahoma, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Alabama, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Arizona, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Arkansas, United States of America; VIRTUAL, California, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Connecticut, United States of America; VIRTUAL, District of Columbia, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Delaware, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Florida, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Georgia, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Idaho, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Illinois, United States of America; VIRTUAL, New Jersey, United States of America; VIRTUAL, New Mexico, United States of America; VIRTUAL, New York, United States of America; VIRTUAL, North Carolina, United States of America; VIRTUAL, North Dakota, United States of America; VIRTUAL, Ohio, United States of America

Date posted 11/02/2022

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Change Healthcare is a leading healthcare technology company with a mission to inspire a better healthcare system. We deliver innovative solutions to patients, hospitals, and insurance companies to improve clinical decision making, simplify financial processes, and enable better patient experiences to improve lives and support healthier communities.


Work Location:

  • Fully Remote - U.S.

Position:

The Surgical Procedure 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.

Core Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Must be able to take and pass Coding Assessme

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma AND 4 years of professional work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience of advanced medical coding (hospital outpatient surgery procedures).
  • Coding credentials:  RHIA, RHIT, CCS-P, CCS or CPC
  • Experience in reviewing, analyzing, and researching coding issues
  • Advance proficiency in Microsoft Office skills including Outlook, Excel, and Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or equivalent in Health Information Management
  • Experience with reimbursement policy and/or claims
  • 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 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

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • General office demands

Unique Benefits*:

  • Flexible work environments
  • Ready, Set, Grow Career Development Center & access to Change Healthcare University for continuous professional learning & development with more than 5,000 training assets
  • Volunteer days, employee giving and matching gifts programs, community awards and dollars for doers, community partnerships
  • Employee wellbeing programs and generous health plans
  • Educational assistance programs
  • US 401(k) or Group RRSP (Canada) savings plans with matching employer contributions
  • Be sure to ask our Talent Advisors for more information on location specific benefits and paid time off policies
  • Learn more at https://careers.changehealthcare.com
  • *Eligibility for some benefits may be limited or not available for part-time employees, be sure to speak with your Talent Advisor.

Diversity and Inclusion:

  • At Change Healthcare, we include all. We celebrate diversity and inclusivity, respect each other and value our unique experiences. By being our authentic selves, we bring different perspectives into our work and relationships.
  • Business Resource Groups (BRGs) play a central role in advancing diversity and inclusion at Change Healthcare. They deepen our understanding of different cultures, people, and experiences, and help foster an inclusive workplace. Change offers eight (8) BRGs. Learn more at https://careers.changehealthcare.com/diversity

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New York and New Jersey Residents Only: The salary range for New York City, NY and Westchester County, NY is $52,900 - $91,920. The salary range for Ithaca, NY is $46,000– $76,600. The salary range for Jersey City, NJ is $55,200 – $91,920. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Change Healthcare offers benefits such as a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with Change Healthcare, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

•At Change Healthcare, we include all. We celebrate diversity and inclusivity, respect each other and value our unique experiences. By being our authentic selves, we bring different perspectives into our work and relationships.
•Business Resource Groups (BRGs) play a central role in advancing diversity and inclusion at Change Healthcare. They deepen our understanding of different cultures, people, and experiences, and help foster an inclusive workplace. Change offers eight (8) BRGs. Learn more at https://careers.changehealthcare.com/diversity

Feeling Inspired? Ready to #MakeAChange? Apply today!

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, some individuals may be required to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to or during employment. Certain roles may require COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing as a condition of employment. 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.

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