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Actalent Remote Medical Assistant - Temp Position! in NYC, New York

Looking for a REMOTE Medical Assistant for a 5 Month Contract Position!

Description:

Candidate will work with the HEDIS team to collect member records and conduct reviews of these records by contacting providers and placing the results collected into a specific data base. If necessary the medical record review is conducted on site in provider office or hospital institution. Local travel may be required. This candidate will be required to handle a high volume of telephonic interaction with provider offices. Candidates must follow up on requested medical records with providers. Must keep excellent documentation of research and contact information. Candidate must pass a medical record abstraction test prior to starting actual record reviews.

This is a high production environment and candidates must adhere to measured productivity requirements, module testing and at times retesting to meet minimum requirements. Sharing of department responsibilities as assigned. Must be flexible and willing to develop and share strategies to accomplish goals. Required to perform research on internal claims systems. Work under the supervision of Anthem internal staff and designated lead in order to achieve goals and keep the project moving. Reviews require data analysis and research within the Anthem data systems. Candidates must have critical thinking skills as they will conduct research in a thoughtful and methodical search in order to locate specific claim information. Research includes all resources provided in order to find best information. Examples of deep dive research would be based on Anthem specific platforms (i.e. Immunization registries, local claims system membership and defaulted claim information). Candidates must have excellent skill set to read and interpret physician handwriting. Candidates must live within an acceptable commuting distance and reliable transportation is required. Work attire is professional casual.

Skills:

Electronic medical record, Data entry, Medical Administration, Medical Terminology, Medical Coding, Icd9, Icd-10, Medical records, Administration, Receptionist, Secretary, HEDIS, Data, Microsoft, Medicare, Medicaid, Healthcare, Insurance

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must understand medical terminology. Works under the direction of a HEDIS Lead as a crossover position from abstractor to researcher. Candidates must have prior experience with research and either HEDIS measures or auditing data submitted as claims. Candidates must have computer skills and analysis capabilities in order to navigate CPT4 code and ICD9 and ICD10 DX based on HEDIS Technical Specification requirements. Candidates must have an understanding of codes for services based on diagnosis and procedure. They must be research and detail oriented with the tenacity to find claim specific data for a specific measure within a given period of time. Knowledge of Microsoft office is required. Requires effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Candidates must have basic Excel skills and must have the ability to type 30-40 WPM. Prior HEDIS experience a plus.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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