HEDIS Quality Coordinator
Quality Coordinator Job in Temple, TX
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
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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.
*This is a field role that is located in the Waco, TX market. *
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
The pace is fast and you'll need to be comfortable managing multiple priorities. You may be required to work in multiple locations, so scheduling flexibility is essential. You must also be able to respond calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
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 to include experience in a managed care setting
3+ years of experience with data analysis / quality chart reviews
Experience using Microsoft office applications, including databases, word-processing, and excel spreadsheets
Ability to review data and provide recommendations for improvement
Licensed Vocational / Registered Nurse / Certified Professional Coder or Certified Medical Assistant
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
Careers with WellMed.
Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do
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WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.
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.
OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.