Coding Educator
Phoenix, AZ, United States

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What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Conduct chart reviews for providers and review provider performance. This is accomplished by traveling to the individual practices and performing side-by-side education
  • Develop relationships with clinical providers and communicate coding and documentation guidelines and requirements of the Risk Adjustment program to ensure correct coding and documentation
  • Evaluate documentation to ensure that diagnosis coding is supported and meets specificity requirement to support clinical indicators.
  • Query providers regarding missing, unclear or conflicting health record documentation by requesting and obtaining additional documentation within the heath record
  • Analyze data to prioritize provider educational reviews. Implement education, where necessary, and provide formal training to providers and staff regarding coding and documentation standards
  • Assist, as needed, with HCC coding to meet departmental goals/deadlines
  • Rely upon independent judgment and decision-making at provider sites, whether conducting chart review or providing training/education, both for historical and/or real time data
  • Assists with research, analysis and response to inquiries regarding compliance, coding, and inappropriate coding
  • Compile data and present solutions regarding trends or patterns noticed in provider coding
  • Create Policy and Procedures to be used within the department to support Best Practices
  • Perform the minimum number of coding quality reviews consistent with established departmental goals
  • Take direction and guidance from Risk Adjustment Coding Lead and the General Manager of the Risk Adjustment Program
  • Maintain a 96% quality audit accuracy rate
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality based on HIPAA privacy policy
  • Maintain current knowledge of coding guidelines and relevant federal regulations through the use of current ICD-10-CM book, and other pertinent materials 

The Experience You Need (Required):

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of ICD-10 coding assignments in a professional setting
  • Completion of coding certification course, AAPC/AHIMA and possess a CCS-P or similar certification
  • 2-4 years of experience with risk adjustment
  • A valid Driver’s license 

Finishing Touches (Preferred):

  • Ability to drive within assigned neighborhood
  • Knowledge of, and adherence to ICD-10/outpatient coding guidelines
  • Excellent understanding of medical terminology, disease process and anatomy and physiology 
  • Working knowledge of CMS Risk Adjustment and HCC Coding Process
  • Strong computer skills (i.e. MS Office)


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