A paid remote on the job risk adjustment medical coding role. Coders interested in the apprenticeship program must commit to two MRA seasons with OS2 Healthcare Solutions, own a desktop with two or more screens, CRC credential and successfully pass the HCC Mock Project. After coder completes the Risk Adjustment Apprenticeship they will have 2 years of experience and earned their CRC and CPMA. At which time novice coders will have the time requirements, certifications and skill employers are looking for. Click hear to review job description.
Coding risk adjustment encounters for multiple payers during MRA Season also know as peak season (May-Jan)
Determined based on the credential or license you held when coming into the program. (buttons for each certification type- credentialed, registered or CRC only) Training phase is during retro risk hiatus season (Feb-May)
After 2 successful seasons in the apprentice program students can elect to stay with OS2 as a Risk Adjustment Coder seasonally. There is also an option to take the placement practicum for assistance with permanent placement, should the coder need assistance.
Monica has been coding since 2017, retiring from more than 30 years in education policy. She is the OS2 Training Manager and a Risk Adjustment Instructor. She has been coding with OS2 since 2018. Monica enjoys training and mentoring others.
Scot has been involved with IT systems for 20 years and risk adjustment coding for the past 3 years. He enjoys designing and maintaining systems that help coders learn and be more efficient in their work, as well as, training for and managing risk adjustment projects.
Renea has been working in the field of Risk Adjustment Coding with OS2 since 2018. She is married and has an 11-year-old son and 1 fur baby, her dog named Jojo. She calls the great state of Texas her home!
Vanessa received her CCS in 2018 and CPC-A in 2017. She earned her CRC in 2019 after taking OS2’s CRC bootcamp. She loves coding because it’s a lot like solving a puzzle every time you open up a chart!
Melissa is the Coding Director and CEO of OS2 Healthcare Solutions and OS2U. She has been in the healthcare revenue cycle realm for 18 years.
Alexandra grew up in East Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009 with a BA in Anthropology. She moved to the hill country in 2014 and earned her CPC in 2019. She enjoys discovering new music, listening to non-fiction podcasts, birdwatching and reading.
OS2U Training and Development Center and OS2 Healthcare Solutions (OS2HCS) are two separate entities. OS2HCS apprenticeship program was created to provider novice coders with the experience employers look for. In order for inexperienced coders to be able to meet the demands of the live projects with OS2HCS, coders must take the OS2U prerequisite courses to demonstrate their proficiency in Risk Adjustment.
Am I paid during PST?- During the 10-weeks of Pre-Season Training, coder will learn and get hands on experience in Risk Adjsutment. It will not be until after the completion of training and meeting the apprenticeship requirements that coders would begin working with OS2HCS. For more information, check out our website https://os2u.org/programs/practicums/
Absolutely, we do our best to find payment options suitable to each person. To find out more information about our different payment plans available feel free to visit our website: https://os2u.org/. You may also contact OS2U at firstname.lastname@example.org or (254) 312- 7011 and mention payment plans.
During your first season with OS2 you will have to be available full-time. After your first season there is an opportunity to work part-time. Interested in learning more Pre-Season Training, schedule a career advisory session with our Education Director https://calendly.com/careeradvisorysession/30min
You do not have to take the OS2U CRC Bootcamp to earn your CRC. You may prepare for the CRC exam using outside resources. However, to join the apprenticeship program coders must have their CRC or their exam scheduled. Interested in a risk adjustment bootcamp, check out our website https://os2u.org/programs/bootcamps/
At this time we do not have an exit clause due to unexpected circumstances or family emergencies. However, it is a great idea and that is something that we will need to consider. We consider each case as it is presented to us to determine next steps. Respectfully, if you are concern or suspect there will be a significant event that could cause you to prevent the program. We recommend, consider either the student only option or decline the apprenticeship and focus on the severe circumstance.
No, but you are allowed to take days off and make them up when you have met production and quality goals.
Yes, it does.
Yes, but you must have your results by 6/30/2021.
It ranges from $2000-$3500 per month. It depends on the coder, as the pay model is per chart.
You can certainly code more than 20 charts per day or 100 charts per week. However 100 chats per week is the minimum and you must code between the hours of 8am-5pm.
Yes, we call that student only. However, we only offer the training once per year. If you don’t accept when offered you will have to take HCC Mock Project again when you are ready to join us.