UnitedHealth Group Sr Bus Analyst - Charge Descript. Master - Sacramento, CA or Telecommute in Sacramento, California

You believe data can help reshape the future, and you find yourself loving the thrill of diving into challenging analysis.

At UnitedHealth Group, you'll find an organization that will recognize those talents and have lots of growth potential.

Here, you will be empowered, supported and encouraged to use your analysis expertise to help change the future of health care.

Does the challenge intrigue you? As a key member of the CDM team, you will be part of UnitedHealth Group's mission of helping people live healthier lives.

As part of this elite team, you will be empowered to impact the health care system through the analysis and interpretation of data, and presenting recommendations for business solutions.

Join us! There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm) This position is responsible for the maintenance, communication, and audit functions of a standard, system-focused Corporate Charge Description Master (CDM) that is compliant with regulatory agencies.

The position works in a cooperative team environment to provide value to customers both internal and external to Optum 360.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S.

as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities: Maintain the Corporate and / or Local Standard CDM in compliance with regulatory agencies and applicable policies Responsible for making CDM related decisions that require significant analysis and investigation with solutions requiring significant original thinking Maintain current knowledge in applicable rules and regulations governing CDM and disseminates relevant information to the CDM team and other areas of the Revenue Cycle Interact with leadership, department managers and regional facility staff members regarding alignment and adherence to corporate standard, regulatory compliance and reimbursement issues Responds to customer inquiries and requests professionally and is able to analyze revenue cycle questions and issues to resolution Is able to create and effectively deliver CDM-related educational materials Take initiative to identify system and / or operational problems and participate in the development of solution for improvement to billing functions for client facilities Serves as a resource to EHR / implementation project team members Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to support the changing needs and priorities of the department and organization Required Qualifications: 3+ years of work experience in a health care environment dealing with billing, coding, revenue cycles, compliance, or CDM type work Intermediate or better level of proficiency with Excel Understands and employs fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures relating to hospitals, clinics, healthcare facilities and their operations Ability to communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to clients and the business both verbally and through writing Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to interact with various client groups Understands and employs fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures relating to systems analysis and design Knowledge of business operations and in-house business systems Ability to understand IT projects and concepts as they relate to high-level business objectives, and ability to present those concepts to both IT and non-IT audiences in a concise and easily-understandable manner Possesses a structured, process-oriented problem solving mentality Strong knowledge of MS programs e.g.

Word, Excel, and Access Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Possess thorough understanding of business analysis techniques and tools Proven abilities in problem management, process analysis, and root cause analysis Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to interact with various client groups Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, schedule and meet deadlines Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration, or a related field Knowledge of MS4, InVision, Cerner, and / or Meditech Ability to problem solve including multiple priorities and research conflicting and / or inaccurate data Intermediate or better skills with Microsoft Access, Word, and PowerPoint AHIMA or AAPC Certified medical coder Knowledge of MS4, InVision, Cerner, and / or Meditech Careers with Optum.

Here's the idea.

We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone.

So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve.

Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential.

For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter.

Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace.

Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: CDM, Charge description master, Sacramento, CA, telecommute, Optum 360, Corporate Charge Master, revenue cycle, MS4, InVision, Cerner, Meditech, medical coding, certified coder, CDM compliance, AHIMA, AAPC 3a30604c-84e9-4727-bc53-37a0f45ada44

Sr Bus Analyst - Charge Descript. Master - Sacramento, CA or Telecommute California-Sacramento 749746