UnitedHealth Group Medicare Quality Clinical Coordinator Kansas City Area in Kansas City, Kansas
$2000 Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates
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The Clinical Quality Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of HEDIS and STARs data gathering process. This evaluates the quality and completeness of clinical documentation processes by performing quality medical record reviews, assisting in the improvement of the clinical documentation process, identifying trends, maintaining accurate records of review activities, ensures all data submitted to the health plan meets the HEDIS/Star technical specifications for medical records.
Assisting in the review of medical records to highlight Star/HEDIS opportunities for the medical staff
Review medical records for data collection, data entry, and quality monitoring including health plan/Optum form submission and chart collection activities that close gaps in care
Partner with the leadership team, the practice administrative or clinical staff to identify trends observed and potential strategies to support the practice
Communicate scheduling challenges or trends that may negatively impact quality outcomes
Track and trend barriers/challenges that exist at their assigned groups so that better outcomes can be achieved including access to appointments, lack of follow up on referrals, or inconsistent billing practices
Activities may include data collection, data entry, quality monitoring, health plan/Optum form submission, and chart collection activities
Assists with local IRR audits
Navigate multiple documentation systems and obtain medical record sections supportive of HEDIS/Star measures
Support chart chase process by requesting records from provider’s offices as needed
Maintains education/knowledge base of HEDIS/STARs
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
High School diploma or GED
3+ years of healthcare experience
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
2+ years of college, in pursuance of a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree
Licensed Practical/Registered Nurse or Certified Professional Coder
3+ years of experience with data analysis/quality chart reviews - ability to review data and provide recommendations for improvement
2+ years of experience working with HEDIS/STAR measures
1+ years of HEDIS/STAR experience or participation with similar regulatory reporting
Experienced using Microsoft office applications, including databases, word-processing, and excel spreadsheets
ICD 10 and CPT coding experience
Experience working in a physician, provider, and/or medical office
EMR and HEDIS knowledge and experience
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment
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