UnitedHealth Group Quality Medical Assistant Cleburne TX in Cleburne, Texas
18 days of PTO & Closed On Major Holidays
MA Certification Fee Reimbursement - 401K Match
Monday through Friday 8am to 5p;m
Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.( sm )
This position 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. The Clinical Quality Coordinator will have a duty to provide a standard of care that meets or exceeds that of a reasonably competent and knowledgeable Medical Assistant.
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/WellMed 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/WellMed 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
Performs all other related duties as assigned
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
Sustained Medical Assistant certification
Current BLS certification
3+ years of healthcare experience to include experience in a managed care setting
3+ years of experience with data analysis/quality chart reviews. Must be able to review data and provide recommendations for improvement
2+ years as a Certified Medical Assistant
Experienced using Microsoft office applications, including databases, word-processing, and excel spreadsheets
Expert in computer literacy in electronic health record
Knowledge of medical terminology
Proven ability to mentor others
This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
Licensed Vocational/Registered Nurse, or Certified Professional Coder
2+ years of college, in pursuance of a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree
2+ years of experience working with HEDIS/STAR measures
1+ years of HEDIS/STAR experience or participation with similar regulatory reporting
ICD 9/10 and CPT coding experience
Experience working in a physician, provider, and/or medical office
EMR and HEDIS knowledge and experience
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to lift up to 10 pounds
Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 50 pounds of force
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machinery
Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
USMD part of OptumCare is a multi-specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at its 2 hospitals, 4 cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics, many of which are multi-specialty.
At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission .
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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