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Business Analyst /edi Analyst Resume

Baton Rouge, LA

SUMMARY:

  • EDI Analyst/ Business Analyst with over 7 + years of experience in Health Care domain with Claim adjudication, provider, eligibility and prior authorization for Medicaid and Medicare programs.
  • Proficient in complete, RUP, WATERFALL and AGILE Client /server architecture providing a well - balanced understanding of business relationships, business requirements and worked for technical solutions to help the team at all levels until final product release.
  • Experience on Edifecs tools like Specbuilder, XEngine, XEServer, and Transaction management.
  • Expertise in Information Technology/ Data/ Process Management with emphasis on Business Systems Analysis.
  • Gathered good knowledge of Medical and Healthcare Standards and Regulatory vehicles such as HIPAA, FDA, ICD, MMIS, EDI, and HL7.
  • Efficient in conducting workshops and Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions, Project meetings, Reviews and walk through sessions.
  • Earned good knowledge in RDBMS, Oracle, SQL, and PL/SQL along with MS SQL administrator, SQL Enterprise manager, data analysis and reporting.
  • Expertise using MS Visio, Rational Requisite Pro for modeling and capturing business requirements.
  • Excellent knowledge on 837i, 837P, 837d, 835, 834, 276/277, 270/271, 278, 820 HIPAA transactions.
  • Experience in developing project plans using MS Project and MS Share Point, identifying documents, and validating requirements and reengineering process.
  • Experienced in creating test plans, test cases, test results analysis with the testing team and reporting defect management and test status matrices.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Experience working with business users as well as senior management.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SDLC Methodologies: Agile, RUP, Waterfall, Rapid Application Development (RAD), V-Model

Requirement Management: MS Visio 2010, MS Office, Rational Requisite Pro, Rational DOOR, MS Paint

Project Management: MS Project 2010, MS Office 2010, Lotus Notes, MS Outlook

Presentation: MS PowerPoint 2010

Database: SQL Server, Oracle, Data Studio, MS Access, DB2

Change Management Rational Clear Quest

Version Control: Rational Clear Case, MS SharePoint 2010 (MOSS 2010)

Operating System: Window XP, Window Vista, Window 7

Programming Languages: C, C++, HTML, XML

Data Modeling Analysis: Rational Rose, Power Designer 16, MS Visio, TOAD data modeler

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Baton Rouge LA

Business Analyst /EDI Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Consulted BCBSLA Stakeholders on the use of 5010 Implementation Guides and Trading Partner agreements for EDI.
  • Developed several baseline assessments for EDI, Privacy, and Security. Analyzed current business processes for areas impacted by HIPAA.
  • Gathered Requirements separately for EDI and Web applications.
  • Analyzed the requirements and created mapping specifications based on HIPAA implementation guidelines.
  • Created inbound maps to convert and load from EDI ANSI X12 format into Database tables and flat files.
  • Responsible for creating validation rules for HIPAA 837/835/997 on Edifecs SpecBuilder.
  • Performed GAP analysis and converted maps from one version to another as per customer/business requirements.
  • Created HIPAA compliant test data for 837 Institutional and professional claims using tools like Edifecs Spec Builder.
  • Involved with developing UML Designs, high-level business and technical requirements for 834, 824 HIPAA EDI Implementations.
  • Identified the issues and done gap analysis with existing and current RDS Extract system for Reconciliation process.
  • Involved in preparing project plans and identifying major milestones for each stage as per the SDLC model (RUP Methodology).
  • Tested the HIPPA EDI 834, 270/271, 276/277, 837/835 transactions according to test scenarios and verify the data on different modules.
  • Implemented the HIPAA privacy and security regulations to enhance the capabilities of the systems to process new products.

Environment: OO Modeling, Web Sphere, Rational RequisitePro, EDIFECS, SQL, Rational Rose, RUP, UML, Load Runner, MS-Project, MS Visio, Java, MS Office, Windows XP.

Confidential, Basking Ridge, NJ

Business Analyst/EDI Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for defining the scope and implementing business rules of the project, gathering business requirements and documentation.
  • Responsible for writing Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS) and User Requirement Specification (URS).
  • Analyzed Business Requirements and segregated them into high level and low level Use Cases, Activity Diagrams / State Chart Diagrams using Rational Rose according to UML methodology thus defining the Data Process Models.
  • Understand the As Is system and develop the To Be system concept and also prepare the System Process Maps.
  • HIPAA EDI transactions such as 834,835, 837 (P, D, I) 276, 277, 278.
  • Worked with Confidential teams to get current work flow for detailed business process.
  • Defined Functional Test Cases, documented, Executed test script in Facets system.
  • Successfully conducted JAD sessions, which helped synchronize the different stakeholders on their objectives and helped the developers to have a clear-cut picture of the project.
  • Conducted presentations of the Q/A test results with analysis to the stakeholders and users and documented modifications and requirements.
  • Coordinating and Developing QA activities.
  • Assigned tasks among development team, monitored and tracked progress of project following Agile methodology.
  • Created Process Flow diagrams, Use Case Diagrams, Class Diagrams and Interaction Diagrams using Microsoft Visio and Rational Rose.
  • Wrote Test Cases and performed User Acceptance Testing (UAT), documented the in detail defects using the Defect Tracking report.
  • Used Test Case distribution and development reports to track the progress of test case planning, implementation and execution results.
  • Created Use cases, activity report, logical components and deployment views to extract business process flows and workflows involved in the project. Carried out defect tracking using Clear Quest
  • Maintained proper communication with the developers ensuring that the modifications and requirements were addressed and also monitored these revisions.
  • Involved in compatibility testing with other software programs, hardware, Operating systems and network environments.

Environment: Requisite Pro, Rational Rose, Agile, PL/SQL, HTML, MS Office, MS Visio, EDI, UML.

Confidential, MO

Business Analyst/ EDI Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively involved in maintaining requirements traceability and communicating any changes to these requirements to different business groups and programmers.
  • Experience in EDI automated first-pass claim adjudication, requiring thorough understanding of claim processing, both front and backend operations.
  • Gained understanding of Medicaid policy and billing requirements and documented needed changes to policies and billing manuals related to ICD10 through facilitation with internal KMHP program areas.
  • Conducted Business Requirements, Functional and Technical meetings with Business groups.
  • Conduct complex documentation and user needs analysis. Interface with team and staff to develop HL7 integration.
  • Prepared Business Process Models that includes modeling of all the activities of the business from the conceptual to procedural level. Followed top down, leveled technique for building Business Process Models.
  • Involved in HIPAA EDI transactions such as 270, 271,837 (P, D, I), 276, 277, 834, 820, 278,999/TA1, and 277 CA.
  • As EDI Coordinator helped the coordinators’ to create resource plan, daily MI’s, feedback forms to monitor the progress of the delegates,
  • Performed Requirement Analysis by gathering both functional and non functional requirements based on interactions with the process owners & stake holders and document analysis, represented them in Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM).
  • Designed and documented test plan, test strategies, test cases in EDI Test Manager by evaluating the requirement document in Requisite Pro and performed hands-on testing for complex test conditions, scenarios and scripts so HIPPA transactions in EDI formats are verified.
  • Validated all the incoming/Outgoing data from EDI 837/835 interfaces.
  • Involved in Testing Various EDI transactions like 837, 835,834,276,278.
  • Acted as User Acceptance Testing coordinator and monitored business testing and interfaced with the development team regarding defect status and fixes on a daily basis.
  • Utilized corporation developed Agile SDLC methodology. Used ScrumWork Pro and Microsoft Office software to perform required job functions.
  • Extensive success in translating business requirements and user expectations into detailed specifications employing Unified Modeling Language (UML) in an SOA environment.
  • Exposure to Meditech software for health information management, Revenue cycle, scheduling and referral management.
  • Developed and conducted statewide HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 awareness program for all IDS staff in Tenet.
  • Tested claims adjudication and group and enrollment in Amisys for New Medicare advantage members.
  • Incorporated HIPAA standards, EDI (Electronic data interchange), transaction syntax like ANSI X12, Implementation and Knowledge of HIPAA code sets, ICD-9 ICD-10 coding and HL7.
  • Generated test data using X12 generator for transactions 837P/I/D. Conducted Gap Researched and understood the claims adjudication and reimbursement systems based on HIPAA X12 4010 standards.
  • Appreciated for mastering a Claims management product called Curam and providing the team with guidance on the application.
  • Assisted JAD sessions to identify the business flows and determine whether any current or proposed systems are impacted by the EDI X12 Transaction, Code set and Identifier aspects of HIPAA.
  • Involved in the full HIPAA compliance lifecycle from GAP analysis, mapping, implementation, and testing for processing of Medicaid Claims.
  • Worked closely with the QA Team Lead in Creation, Preparation, and Implementation of quality assurance reviews and the development and execution of test plans Manually
  • Involved in creation and execution of manual test cases in Mercury Test Director and automated Test Cases in QTP and analyzed the Test Results.

Confidential, Chicago IL

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with business heads to finalize the Business Requirements for the application.
  • Performed the requirement analysis and documented the requirements using Rational Requisite Pro.
  • Involved in creating sample mappings for the conversion of EDI X12 transactions code sets version and translation of ICD 9 codes into ICD 10 codes.
  • Involved with the coders in evaluation of CPT and ICD-9 codes to ensure that the diagnosis meets medical necessity for the specific CPT code.
  • Involved in the full HIPAA compliance lifecycle from GAP analysis, mapping, implementation, and testing for processing of Medicaid Claims. Worked on EDI transactions: 270, 271, 834, 835, and 837 (P.I.D) to identify key data set elements for designated record set. Interacted with Claims, Payments and Enrollment hence analyzing and documenting related business processes.
  • Involved in mentoring specific projects in application of the new SDLC based on the Agile Unified Process, especially from the project management, requirements and architecture perspectives.
  • Defined Functional Test Cases, documented, Executed test script in Facets system
  • Represent Operations Team as Client Liaison for Medicare Part D Plan.
  • Provided clear and concise documentation regarding requirements management plans, Functional Requirements, supplemental Requirements, Test Plans and Test Cases.
  • Conducted Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with IT groups. Identified the Key Changes, and participated in Stakeholder Management to communicate effectively with them
  • Implemented Data Modeling standards, including element-naming conventions.
  • Used SDLC (System Development Life Cycle) methodologies like the RUP and the waterfall.
  • Understand the As Is system and develop the To Be system concept and also prepare the System Process Maps.
  • Created and managed project templates, Use Case project templates, requirement types and traceability relationships in Requisite Pro.
  • Followed the UML based methods using Microsoft Visio to create: Use Cases Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, State Chart Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams and Collaboration Diagrams.

Environment: Rational Rose and Requisite Pro, MS Visio, MS Office, MS Project, Agile, UML, XML, Windows XP, NT/2000, HTML, Cobol, DB2, SQL Server 2000, JAVA, J2EE, HL7, Vignette Content management Tool

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