UnitedHealth Group Coding Quality Analyst - Taguig City in Makati National Capital Region, Philippines
Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.
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
Leverage understanding of disease process to identify and extract relevant details and data within clinical documentation and make determinations or identify appropriate medical codes
Utilize resources and reference materials (e.g., on-line sources, manuals) to identify appropriate medical codes and reference code applicability, rules, and guidelines
Read and interpret medical coding rules and guidelines to make decisions (e.g., exclusions, sequencing, inclusions)
Apply post-query response to make final determinations
Make determinations on medical charting and take initiative to complete reviews independently to avoid delays in the process
Apply relevant Medical Coding Reference, Federal, State, and Professional guidelines to assign and record independent medical code determinations.
Manage multiple work demands simultaneously to maintain relevant productivity and turnaround time standards for completing medical records (e.g., charts, assessments, visits, encounters)
Resolve medical coding edits or denials in relation to code assignment
Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so
Extensive experience in Medical Coding
Certification as either a CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H or CRN-C or Active nursing license (Registered Nurse)required;
At least 24 months Altegra Health clinical experience with at least 2 Risk Adjustment and 2 HEDIS
Projects experience with exceptional Quality, Productivity, Attendance performance
One to three years in a combination of hospital/physician office coding
At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.
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