Patient Care, Inc
Excellent Corporate Opportunity with a Leader in Home Healthcare: Recognized for Excellence by Forbes and Fortune Magazine.
Almost Family is a leading provider of home health nursing, rehabilitation and personal care services. Our Senior Advocacy Mission raises the bar with programs designed to achieve better outcomes for our patients. For nearly 40 years, we have developed a culture that fosters innovation, clinical excellence, and integrity.
Why consider choosing a career with us? Because we are committed to helping you achieve your goals. As a member of our Senior Advocacy Care Team, we are confident you will achieve more for your career with industry-leading specialty programs that enhance care and promote better outcomes for patients. You will enjoy the support of a progressive group along with great benefits, competitive pay, and flexible schedule options to fit your lifestyle. If a long tradition of world-class caring is important to you, consider joining our team. You'll feel right at home.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Clinical Affairs Coordinator is responsible for reviewing OASIS documentation and Referral documents as well as interviewing staff as needed to identify and correctly sequence appropriate diagnoses for OASIS and Plan of care (POC).
1. Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in a state in which Almost Family operates; BSN preferred.
2. OASIS-C Certification strongly preferred.
3. Must have Coding Certification or ability to gain certification within 6 months of employment.
4. Must have experience coding in HomeCare HomeBase 5. Minimum of 3 years Medicare coding experience.
6. Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Medicare and other applicable regulatory guidelines for home health coding and compliance.
7. Ability to work remotely and meet minimum productivity.
8. Excellent communication, teaching and presentation skills. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reviews and analyzes chart documentation: OASIS, adjunct evaluations, referral documentation, and Plan of Care.
Codes diagnoses accurately and sequences correctly according to ICD-9-CM Guidelines and Conventions (ICD-10 when launched) based on supporting documentation in electronic medical record (EMR).
Meets OASIS and POC time lines according to Medicare requirements.
Reports documentation and coding discrepancy trends to the Regional Director of OASIS and Coding.
Assists in relaying or obtaining information for data entry, if applicable.
Enters appropriately selected and sequenced diagnosis codes into the EMR diagnosis profile area, if applicable.
Completes OASIS Recommendation Form with diagnosis codes and with OASIS recommendations, if applicable, and sends document to appropriate agency within 48 hours of receipt of case or receipt of clarifying documentation.
Supports and trains others in the coding process, coding guidelines and conventions and OASIS guidelines and current interpretations as appropriate.
Participates in Performance Improvement Programs as needed.
Maintains current knowledge of issues and changes in Medicare/Intermediary requirements significant to coding, Oasis, and billing accuracy.
Directs and controls assigned operations and information to maintain sound privacy and security practices and prevent privacy or security breaches. If a breach occurs, takes corrective action and notify Regional Director of OASIS and Coding.
May remotely participate, or in some instances attend in person, designated management meetings. May be required to prepare teaching materials and present materials at meetings.
Maintains minimum productivity of 265 - 300 reviews monthly, fluctuating with census or extra duties as assigned.
Maintains confidentiality on all patients as prescribed by Almost Family, Inc., policy and procedure.
Almost Family offers a competitive salary and benefits package that helps safe guard your health and well- being, and provides savings options for you and your family. We offer the following benefits to full time employees:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Accidental Death Insurance
Voluntary Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical & Dependent Care)
Paid vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
401-k Retirement Plan
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Patient Care, Inc
Website : http://www.patientcare.com/
Established in 1975, Patient Care provides you access to the health care services you need in the privacy and comfort of your own home. Whether you need complex clinical services, assistance with activities of daily living, a companion or a homemaker, our mission is for you to live in your own home as independently as possible. Patient Care is a licensed, accredited and, in most of our locations, Medicare certified home care company. Our rigorous hiring and training standards ensure that our staff is highly professional and able to meet your long, short and interim needs. Patient Care services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Services may be covered by Medicare, Medicaid, Private Insurance, HMOs and Worker's Compensation.