Meridian

  • Medical Record Data Abstractor - (Remote) Chicago

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-5683
    Category
    Quality Improvement
    Business Line
    MHP Illinois
  • Overview

    Who we are: 

     

    Meridian, a WellCare Company, is part of a national network of passionate leaders, achievers, and innovators dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our members, our providers and in the healthcare industry. 

     

    We provide government-based health plans (Medicare, Medicaid, and the Health Insurance Marketplace) in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.  As a part of the WellCare Family of companies, we deliver healthcare excellence to millions of members nationwide. 

     

    Our associates work hard, play hard, and give back. Meridian associates enjoy an exceptional experience and culture including special events, company sports teams, potlucks, Bagel Fridays, and volunteer opportunities. 

     

    A Day in the Life of a Medical Record Data Abstractor:

     

    Ongoing medical chart data collection from provider offices. Abstraction and enter data from medical records to support Healthcare Effectiveness Data and information set (HEDIS) Reporting and Quality Improvement. 

     

    You may be interested in this position if you enjoy:

    • Data analysis and data entry
    • Customer Service and relationship building with healthcare providers
    • Travel and Networking

    *Must be living in or near Cook County, IL.

    Responsibilities

    • Follow established procedures for chart chases, schedule and conduct chart abstractions.
    • Coordinates audit schedule with Team Lead, as well as assigned Provider Network Development Representative
    • Extracts electronic medical record data on site using portals and off site at medical facilities
    • Enters pertinent data from paper and electronic medical records into MCS as required by established abstraction procedures.
    • Communicates effectively and professionally with provider offices as they identify opportunities for improvement
    • Meet or exceed interrater reliability audits
    • Conduct provider site visits to monitor compliance with facility standards

    Qualifications

    What you can bring to Meridian:

    • High School Diploma is required
    • Bachelor’s degree or Fellow designation from the Academy for Healthcare Management (AHM) is preferred
    • At least two years of relevant clinical experience involving medical record documentation or medical claims experience
    • Detailed knowledge of computers/systems including word processing and Excel spreadsheets
    • Strong analytical and data interpretation skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to travel

    What Meridian can offer you: 

     

    • Our healthcare benefits include a variety of plans that are effective on the first day of employment for our new full-time team members.  
    • Opportunity to work with the industry’s leading technologies and participate in unique projects, demonstrations, conferences, and exclusive learning opportunities. 
    • Meridian offers 401k matching that is above the national average.  
    • Full-time Meridian employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement towards Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees. 
    • Meridian was named Detroit's #1 Fastest Growing Company by Crain's Magazine, so it is a great time to get involved with Meridian.  

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer 

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