Change Healthcare Risk Adjustment Medical Coder in Olympia, Washington
Change Healthcare offers flexible opportunities in the medical field, whether you’re looking for a side gig and supplemental income, or simply want to gain more training and experience in your field. This is the chance to boost your earnings potential – on a flexible schedule – and help transform the entire healthcare industry, from provider to patient.At Change Healthcare, we’re inspiring a better you.
TitleRisk Adjustment Medical CoderOverview of PositionChange Healthcare is hiring multiple Risk Adjustment Medical Coders who will identify members’ health conditions, so health plans have appropriate payments to cover care. We accept applications year-round, and active recruitment for these roles typically occurs from July-November.
100% work from home
Flexible working schedule (20 to 40 hours per week)
Per chart compensation
W2 tax classification
Assigned advocate to help with admin topics
What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?
Assign appropriate ICD–10-CM codes, mapping to risk adjustment models as applicable
Assign Change Healthcare Flagged Event codes when documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or otherwise unclear for medical coding purposes
Comply with the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adhere to official coding guidelines
Comply with HIPAA laws and regulations
Maintain quality and production standards required by company - all medical coders must maintain minimum QA passing requirements based on HCC scoring model (HCCx < or equal to 5 and HCCm < or equal to 5)
Remain current on diagnosis coding guidelines and risk adjustment reimbursement reporting requirements
What are the requirements needed for this position?
Active certified coder certification (CRC, CPC, CCS - P) through AHIMA or AAPC (CCA, CPC-A not accepted)
At least two years of experience as a certified coder
At least one year of risk adjustment experience
Ability to code using an ICD-10-CM code book (without using an encoder)
Knowledge of HIPAA, recognizing a commitment to privacy, security and confidentiality of all medical chart documentation
Strong clinical knowledge related to chronic illness diagnosis, treatment and management
Computer proficiency (including MS Windows, MS Office, and the Internet
High-speed Internet access, a home computer with a current Windows operating system, an internet application, and Adobe Acrobat 6.0 or better
What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?
Extensive knowledge of ICD-10-CM outpatient diagnosis coding guidelines (knowledge and demonstrated understanding of Risk Adjustment coding and data validation requirements is highly preferred)
Reliability and a commitment to meeting tight deadlines (24-hour turnaround time on all assigned charts)
Personal discipline to work remotely without direct supervision
Exemplary attention to detail and completeness
Strong organization, interpersonal, and customer service skills
Written and oral communication skills
What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?
General office demands
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