HEDIS Specialist



Posted Under: Detroit, Michigan jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 48201
Posted On: 2017-05-19 21:00:00

Prominent Managed Care Organization is seeking a HEDIS Specialist I to work in Troy, MI.

This is a six (6) month contract position with the possibility of extension/temp to hire.

Max pay is $35.85.

Hours are M-F, 8AM - 5PM. Must be able to work some OT on occasional Saturdays with advance notice.

This position also requires 25% traveling so all representatives must have reliable transportation. Fuel will be reimbursed,


Summary:
Under the direction of the HEDIS Program Manager, supports the annual HEDIS project management by coordinating the identification, collection and abstraction of medical records and other data in collaboration with other HEDIS staff.

Essential Functions:

Assists the Manager in the coordination and preparation of the HEDIS medical record review which includes ongoing review of records submitted by providers and the annual HEDIS medical record review.

Participates in meetings with vendors for the medical record collection process. Assists Manager with medical record vendor oversight.

Assists Manager in training abstractor staff and participates in the medical record IRR.

Identifies member service gaps based on data loaded in the HEDIS application.

Collects medical records and reports from provider offices based on member needed services reports and gaps and loads data into the HEDIS application.

Works with the corporate HEDIS team to monitor accuracy of abstracted records as required by HEDIS specifications.

Participates in scheduled meetings with the corporate HEDIS team, vendors and HEDIS auditors.

Assists the QI staff with physician and member interventions and incentive efforts as needed.

Provides data collection and report development support for Quality Improvement studies and performance improvement projects.

Assists as needed in support of accreditation activities such as NCQA reviews, CAHPS and state audits.

Requirements:

Licensed LVN/LPN, Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Certified Medical Record Technician

0-2 years coding and medical record abstraction experience. 0-2 years managed care experience.

Basic knowledge of HEDIS and NCQA

Proficient with PC-based systems and the ability to learn new information systems and software programs

Ability to work with large files and data sets

Basic understanding of Health Plan billing practices and information systems

Strong communication and teaming/interpersonal skills; strong leadership capabilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

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