Deloitte Advisory - Senior Consultant - Healthcare Regulatory in Houston, Texas
Deloitte's Risk & Financial Advisory provides you an opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside leading professionals across diverse industries while building your professional skills in a variety of project experiences. Our Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory practice helps organizations effectively navigate business risks and opportunities-from strategic, reputation, and financial risks to operational, cyber, and regulatory risks-to gain competitive advantage. We apply our experience in ongoing business operations and corporate lifecycle events to help clients become stronger and more resilient. Our market-leading team's help clients embrace complexity to accelerate performance, disrupt through innovation, and lead in their industries.
Work you'll do
As a Senior Consultant in our Regulatory Healthcare Practice, you will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects leveraging your education and prior work experience to help our clients more confidently make decisions to drive performance. You will help our clients embrace change, grow their business, accelerate performance, and navigate periods of crisis or controversy and emerge resilient.
Projects may be aligned to the following areas and include:
Operational Improvement: For business process that include significant regulatory requirements, you will improve efficiency and business outcomes by leverage process improvement, technology innovation and operating model evolution.
Clinical Payments Optimization: Assisting clients by validating that payments for clinical healthcare services comply with regulatory and contractual requirements while also determining that payments are appropriate for the type and level of care provided.
Strategic Risk: Helping clients to embrace their most significant regulatory risks, by enabling senior health care executives to plan for, spot, assess, manage, and respond to those risks to either avoid harm or to embrace risks as opportunity.
Regulatory Response: Supporting clients with their most pressing regulatory and operational challenges. Helping them to identify, remediate, monitor, and manage enterprise risks and create value through implementing a compliant, resilient enterprise. Includes helping clients manage and respond to internal and external investigations, regulatory concerns and other business controversy.
BS/BA Degree required in business, finance, accounting or other related subject
3+ years of experience working with health plans, healthcare providers, or other healthcare sector companies (e.g. Pharmacy & Life Sciences); or relevant consulting experience
Experience with healthcare payer or provider operations
Experience with federal and state regulatory requirements, regulatory compliance, and billing requirements
Experience with medical related data sets, including medical services documentation and claims data
Experience designing, implementing and operating risk management and compliance activities
Experience participating in risk, quality and compliance transformational programs
Experience leveraging data and analytics to enhance risk management, quality and compliance
Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills essential to interacting with clients and teams including presentation skills (MS Power Point, MS Visio)
Practical experience in project management fundamentals, and ability to meet deadlines
Advanced proficiency with tools like Excel, Access, SQL, and Tableau
Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects/assignments/responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
Excellent problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to identify issues, resolve them quickly and know when to rely on internal resources to assist
Ability to travel up to 80% (While up to 80% travel is a historical requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice. Our travel requirements post COVID-19 return to work are to be determined but are likely to be less than 80%)
Previous consulting experience
Leading the development of proposals, marketing content, and thought leadership as a key contributor to developing new business
Master's degree in healthcare administration or related field, preferred
Any healthcare certification such as RHIA, CMM, AAHAM, CPHRM, CPHIMS, FACHE, preferred
Experience with application security controls, risk and compliance
Experience in quality measurement, quality improvement, and value-based payment models
Proven applicable CPT and ICD-10 coding experience; APR-DRG, MS-DRG and HCC assignment; coding certification and CCDS preferred
Prior EHR implementation experience including CDM Management, Charge Capture, HIM/Coding, and Clinical Documentation (e.g. Epic, Cerner); other clinical application experience and certifications desired
Other revenue cycle experience including conducting charge capture and coding reviews for compliance with billing and coding regulatory requirements
Experience in program and/or project management for technology implementations using third party software
Knowledge of process excellence (Six Sigma, LEAN, Design Excellence), certifications preferred
Experience training, educating and coaching
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.