Aetna Sr Coding Quality Auditor in Scottsdale, Arizona
Req ID: 38938BR
Work with Commercial Risk Management Operations (CRMO) to complete quality review of medical charts and associated coding in support of commercial risk adjustment for the health exchange population (IVL and SG business).
FUNDAMENTAL COMPONENTS Performs audits of medical records to ensure all assigned ICD-10 codes are accurate and supported by written clinical documentation.Provides education to internal staff and external vendors based on audit findings; provides general education on coding and documentation requirements for ICD-10 codes as appropriate. Candidate serves as a training resource and subject matter expert to other team members for questions regarding ICD-10 coding and documentation requirements.Effectively communicates the audit process and results to the appropriate departments and management. Interfaces with vendors to resolve disputes regarding appropriate coding and prepares educational materials. Conducts process audits to ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures and existing CMS regulations; identifies and recommends opportunities for process improvements so that productivity and quality goals can be met or exceeded and operational efficiency and financial accuracy is achieved. Remain current on ICD-10 coding, CMS documentation requirements, and State and Federal regulations.Serve as a liaison between the clinical coding team and the embedded nurse team to align employee and provider education. To ensure consistency of coding practices and guidelines between the coding and embedded nurse team. Provide ICD-10 code set training to embedded nurses for both onboarding and continued education. Assist with RADV reviews and processes as needed. Performs other related duties as required.
BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE DESIRED Minimum of 4 years recent and related experience in medical record documentation review, diagnosis coding, and/or auditing.2 years minimum of medical chart review experience is required. One of the following is required: CPC (Certified Professional Coder) or CCS-P (Certified Coding Specialist-Physician). CRC certification is a plus. 2 years minimum of experience with ICD- codes required. Experience with Medicare and/or Medicaid Risk Adjustment process required.Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Project, PPT)
The minimum level of education desired for candidates in this position is a High School diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Medical Management/Certified Coding Specialist is desired
Medical Management/Certified Coding Specialist-Physicians (CCS-P) is desired
Functional - Clinical / Medical/Clinical claim review & coding/4+ Years
Part time telework
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate in a growing department where a skilled clinical coder can utilize their ICD-10 coding experience, candidate must hold CPC through AAPC or equivalent designation. CRC (Certified Risk Adjustment Coder) certification a plus.
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Job Function: Quality Management