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Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Reno
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:


Job Summary: A qualified healthcare professional position performs medical record abstraction in support of the annual Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) data collection. Responsible for interacting with provider offices, either onsite or telephonically to access medical records. The HEDIS Chart Abstractor will possess basic clinical and healthcare knowledge, basic knowledge of NCQA HEDIS abstracting guidelines, with the ability to access medical records (electronic and paper). The Abstractor will be able to accurately identify required data and information, extract and organize this data and enter into a HEDIS software database.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs medical record abstraction in support of the annual Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) data collection.
  • Possesses basic clinical and healthcare knowledge; demonstrates the ability to read and interpret medical records; identifies required data within the medical records.
  • Closely follows instruction from leadership in the HEDIS data collection workflows and processes; the scheduling of office site visits; all training regimens; criteria of data collection; and instructions regarding the accurate collection of the data.
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently collect data from medical records (electronic and paper) with highest degree of integrity, as evidenced through audits and interrater reliability testing.
  • Accurately enters the results of chart abstractions into a database
  • Maintains less than 2% error rate in record abstraction and data entry.
  • Proficient in various software applications (e.g., electronic medical records, HEDIS data collection software, Microsoft Office software), in support of HEDIS operations.
  • Maintains productivity level as determined by the HEDIS Supervisor
  • As required, assists with the accurate documentation, entry, and organization of the abstracted data into HEDIS databases and files.Requirements:
    • 2+ years of experience performing HEDIS medical record abstraction in commercial, Medicare or Medicaid programs.
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Thorough understand of Medicare HEDIS measurements
    • Experienced in training/educating provider community on proper documentation strategies
    • Experience working with multiple Electronic Medical Records (EMR's) and consulting medical groups on best practices for HEDIS performance
    • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
    • Basic knowledge of NCQA and HEDIS data collection
    • Ability to work independently and accurately
    • Ability to follow instructions precisely
    • Familiarity with electronic and paper medical record systems
    • Ability to identify specific data within the medical record
    • Familiarity and capacity to learn various data entry systems EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Reno , HEDIS ABSTRACTOR, Other , Reno, Nevada

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