Landmark Health

  • Medical Coding Specialist

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/8/2019 12:04 PM)
    Category
    Coding
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job ID
    2019-2739
  • Overview

    Who We Are:

     

    Landmark Health is a high growth, entrepreneurial organization committed to improving healthcare for patients with the most serious and complex medical needs wherever they reside and whenever they need it.

    Landmark is built upon the core belief that a physician-led, patient-centric, and contextually relevant intervention plan is the key to driving meaningful impact to patient care. Our clinical model is transformative – it represents a landmark in the evolution of our nation’s healthcare system.

    Turning this vision into reality requires exceptional people who share our unwavering commitment to the patients we serve.

    Do you want to make a difference?

    Join us today!

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    Medical Coding Specialist

     

    Landmark Coding Team:

    Our energetic coding team brings a diverse coding skill set, innovative ideas and supportive environment to the table.  Our clinical teams value our expertise and consider us to be valued members of the team.

    Position Overview:

    The Medical Coding Specialist plays a key role on the Landmark Health team by ensuring the accuracy, integrity, quality and compliance of coded patient data.  Coding specialists build trust with our dedicated providers by identifying opportunities for documentation and coding quality improvement and providing our unique expertise to the care team.

     

    What you'll be doing:

    • Onboarding new providers with education in documentation best practices.
    • Perform day to day coding for new providers, mentoring and training them until proficiency is sufficient to transfer provider’s encounters to a dedicated coding team.
    • Collaborate with General Managers and Medical Directors to formulate appropriate coding and documentation support for individual providers, treatment teams and regions within the company.
    • Utilize training modules and materials to present during formal Provider education sessions and initiate both group and one on one training and make recommendations for additional areas of training.
    • Participate in weekly market Interdisciplinary Team meetings (IDT) to give input to the clinical team regarding coding and Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) for individual patient charts.
    • Continually evaluate data for compliance with all applicable state and federal guidelines and internal Landmark policies and procedures.
    • Audit individual encounters and coded data to determine additional opportunities for education, training and documentation improvement for both individual and groups of providers
    • Report individual provider and market level coding and documentation status and performance to the coding and clinical leadership teams.

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • Coding Credential – at least one of the following: CPC, CCS, CCS-P, RHIT, or RHIA
    • At least 1-year outpatient coding experience
    • Ability for occasional travel up to 30%

    Preferred qualifications:

    • 2+ year experience coding ICD.10 for HCC utilization.
    • Familiarity with Medicare Risk Adjustment.
    • Experience working with providers for Clinical Documentation Improvement.

    What Makes this a Great Opportunity:

    • Incredible career growth opportunity to build something better; bring your ideas and experience, where your input matters! We Listen!
    • Above industry average; Highly Competitive Compensation Package, including performance bonus!
    • Apply and stretch your medical coding, training, auditing, and project management skills within a collaborative and supportive team environment!
    • Landmark is an expanding, national, financially stable company!
    • Great benefits package including 401k with company match, Medical, Dental, Vision, Generous Paid Time Off plan!
    • Expense Reimbursement for Child and Elder Care, Education, and certification fees!
    • Landmark has received the Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work award two years in a row.

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