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Coding Education Specialist -Careallies - Nashville, TN - Hybrid

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What you must have in order to do the job:

* Remote, Work from Home - must be located in Nashville, TN - required to work in the field/visit multiple provider offices each week

* Coding certification required (at least one of the below):

Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC)

Certified Coding Specialist for Providers (CCS-P)

Certified Coding Specialist for Hospitals (CCS-H)

Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

* OR - RN/LVN/LPN licensure (must obtain one of the above coding certifications within one year of hire)

* At least two years of hospital inpatient / outpatient or medical office coding experience, preferably two years risk adjustment coding experience.

* Extensive knowledge and adherence to ICD-10-CM/outpatient and CPT coding principles and guidelines.

* Excellent understanding of medical terminology, disease process and anatomy and physiology.

* Working knowledge of CPT/Evaluation and Management guidelines

* Working Knowledge of CMS Risk Adjustment and HCC Coding Process

* Strong computer skills (i.e.

MS Office)

* Prior audit/quality experience.

* Prior experiences teaching/training others on correct coding guidelines and/or have the ability to present to large groups of Physicians/Providers.

* Minimal travel may be required for this position and person needs to be available for day, evening and weekend training sessions and meetings.

Core Responsibilities:

* Develop relationships with clinical providers and staff

* Ability to communicate coding and documentation guidelines and education

* Conduct provider training on health plan coding initiatives guidelines and requirements of the Risk Adjustment program to ensure correct coding and documentation

* Customize presentations to educate providers and staff.

* Understands, develops, tracks, monitors and reports on key program performance metrics for coding initiative

* Conduct chart reviews for providers and review provider performance.T his is accomplished by doing virtual training sessions or traveling to the individual practices and performing side-by-side education.

* Work closely with internal representative for needs and support

* Evaluate documentation to ensure that diagnosis coding is supported and meets specificity requirement to support clinical indicators, HEDIS and STARS quality measures

* Query providers regarding missing, unclear or conflicting health record documentation by requesting and obtaining additional documentation within the heath record

* Analyze data to pri...

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