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Medicare Policy Analyst

Company: 3M Companies
Location: Salem
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Medicare Policy Analyst

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

"I've seen firsthand how 3M is a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact they're making around the world, and that they know they're valued." - Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You'll Make in this Role

In this position with 3M Health Information Systems you will utilize your medical coding, billing, or clinical knowledge to develop software and data sets using information from national and state medical coverage policies. The position involves extensive research of medical polices and utilizes clinical understanding to represent polices with medical terminology and medical codes such as CPTs, HCPCs and ICDs. Key skills to succeed include the ability to manipulate data, think like a programmer, and draw upon a clinical background, medical coding, or reimbursement knowledge. You will be working with a passionate team and be involved in projects that improve medical billing, coding, and reimbursement across the nation.

As a Medicare Policy Analyst, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Researching and analyzing Medicare payment policies and regulatory changes in order to organize and update content in our proprietary database

  • Preparing and delivering new files and updates to customers

  • Corresponding with CMS or other payers to clarify policy ambiguities or publication errors.

  • Responding to inquiries about our data or working with client services to resolve issues.

  • Conducting QA and analyses of the data we build

  • Implementing solutions that help health care providers comply with regulations and attain proper reimbursement for medical care

  • Collaborating with skilled colleagues to devise solutions to tricky challenges

  • Determining how to best organize and represent information to meet client or software needs

  • Contributing ideas to advance and improve your team's products & processes

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited university or a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in health information systems or medical billing in lieu of the bachelor's degree education requirement

  • Three (3) combined years of experience in medical coding, billing/auditing and/or compliance

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Registered Nurse or master's degree

  • One of the following: CCS-H, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-P, RHIT, RHIA Certified, or similar.

  • Experience supporting, using, or implementing an HIS system - especially for coding, compliance, or billing

  • Understanding of medical terminology, procedures & diagnoses

  • Knowledge of the common disease processes, common treatments, and diagnostic tests

  • Medical coding, billing, or auditing background - esp. hospital outpatient

  • Knowledge of medical insurance reimbursement processes

  • Strong organization skills; must be able to meet frequent short-term deadlines

  • Ability to work both independently and in partnership with team members

  • Strong computer skills (e.g. MS Office, use of databases, or helping design or troubleshoot software solutions - especially related to medical payments or compliance)

  • Good communication skills (frequent email, phone, & instant messaging)

  • Solid analytic thinking, problem solving, prioritizing & ability to focus on extremely fine details

Travel: Occasional travel may be required

Relocation Assistance: Is not authorized

Location: Remote, Meriden CT, Albany, NY, or other HIS office location.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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