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Risk Adjustment, Clinical Document Improvement Splst (CDI)

Location: Richmond, VA
JobFamily: Medical
Req #: PS60506
Date Posted: Dec 6, 2021

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SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision.  At CareMore, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination.  It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

CareMore is a proven care delivery model for the highest-risk.  We are a team of committed clinicians and business leaders passionate about transforming American healthcare delivery.  We build and lead integrated, multi-disciplinary clinical teams to care for the most complex patients.  We strive for excellence and have achieved significant and measurable improvement in total cost of care, clinical outcomes, and experience.  As an Anthem subsidiary, we benefit from the scale and resources one of America’s largest managed healthcare organizations.

Risk Adjustment, Clinical Document Improvement Specialist (CDI)
*Position will be working remotely And occasionally out of a medical office - Seeking candidates in either the states of Arizona, Nevada, California or Virginia.

Candidates Must Have a Clinical Documentation Specialist certification.

Summary: Responsible for conducting retrospective and concurrent medical reviews to assess medical record documentation and monitoring codes on claim/encounters for Medicare Risk Adjustment.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Conducts concurrent medical record and claims review to assess medical record documentation practices and accuracy/sufficiency of policies and procedures. Verifies accuracy/appropriateness of submitted diagnosis codes based on medical record documentation looking at both ways 1) appropriate detail in the medical record is not captured in what is reported, and 2) when reported information is not supported by details in the medical record.
  • Provides feedback to providers on performance improvement opportunities; tracks and prioritizes projects to improve coding and documentation outcomes. 
  • Develops and implements action plans to address issues identified through data analysis. 
  • Provides oversight, guidance, and training to partner providers and clinicians related to CMS guidelines and HCC best practices. 
  • Develops training programs and tools; performs internal process and policy audits.
  • Conducts on-going review, monitoring and communications to promote and ensure adherence to established protocols and best practices. 
  • Reviews documentation of well visits (annual well visits and other routine and preventative visits) including the use of appropriate modifiers for telehealth visits, HEDIS scoring accuracy, etc.


The health and safety of our associates, members and communities is a top priority for Anthem.  This priority has become increasingly important as we continue to face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Anthem believes vaccination is the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect our members, our communities, our families and ourselves. To minimize the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus and maintain a safe and healthy workplace, vaccination is required for this role. (At Anthem, fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since you have received the second dose of a two-dose vaccine such as Moderna or Pfizer, or the single dose of a single dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson).

If you do not meet the requirements for this position, we encourage you to review other positions that currently allow virtual work.  If you have a medical or sincerely held religious reason for not being vaccinated, consistent with applicable law, Anthem will consider requests for reasonable accommodation on this basis.  Should you have any questions regarding the requirement after applying, email [email protected].

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience with all types of medical records (including Medicare Risk Adjustment and evaluation and management coding) in a physician practice setting or large group practice, and includes educating providers on clinical documentation needs. 
  • Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS, CCDS-O), Certified Documentation Expert Outpatient (CDEO), or Certified Documentation Improvement Professional (CDIP) is required. 
  • Travel within the city to various care centers is required as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Certified Professional Coder certification (CPC, CPC-H, CCS, CCS-P or CRC) preferred. 
  • Additional experience in diagnostic clinical coding preferred. Clinical experience or background (e.g. RN, LPN, foreign medical graduates) preferred. 


We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

Please be advised that Anthem only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Anthem. Accordingly, Anthem is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Anthem. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Anthem.