DRG Analyst


: $129,220.00 - $129,220.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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Transforming the future of healthcare isn't something we take lightly. It takes teams of the best and the brightest, working together to make an impact.
As one of the largest healthcare technology companies in the U.S., we are a catalyst to accelerate the journey toward improved lives and healthier communities.Here at Change Healthcare, we're using our influence to drive positive changes across the industry, and we want motivated and passionate people like you to help us continue to bring new and innovative ideas to life.
If you're ready to embrace your passion and do what you love with a company that's committed to supporting your future, then you belong at Change Healthcare.
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What will I be responsible for in this job? (brief summary of the role)
Performs DRG Audits by applying extensive knowledge of coding guidelines while maintaining productivity targets.
Demonstrates ability to appropriately apply coding guidelines to a variety of claims scenarios and effectively utilize audit tools to maximize savings.
Demonstrates ability to research criteria and evaluate it for accuracy.
Works independently to meet or exceed productivity and accuracy goals.
Communicates audit findings with excellent grammar and writing skills.
Performs appeal reviews and responds to provider disputes for coding audits.
Screens claims data including MS-DRG and APR-DRG data.
Maintains current knowledge of coding guidelines, reimbursement trends, and client expectations.
Demonstrates commitment to Change Healthcare core values.
The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.
What are the requirements?
Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
Minimum of 3 years of experience as an acute inpatient coder or related coding experience
Competency in ICD-10 CM & PCS
* Physical requirements:
General Office Demands
What critical skills are needed for you to consider someone for this position?
Ability to perform in-depth analysis of medical record documentation relating to diagnoses and procedures
Ability to use software, hardware, and peripherals related to job responsibilities, including MS Office
Excellent spoken and written communication skills
Excellent analytical, organizational, and prioritization skills
Ability to learn quickly and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Must be self-motivated and able work independently
What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?
How much should I expect to travel?
Employees in roles that require travel will need to be able to qualify for a company credit card or be able to use their own personal credit card for travel expenses and submit for reimbursement.
Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!
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Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.
Change Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at Change Healthcare is based upon your individual merit and qualifications. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, protected veteran status or disability, genetic characteristic, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We will also make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
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