Coding Consultant Inpatient 2

Ciox Health
Full time
Healthcare
United States
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Title: Coding Consultant Inpatient 2


Location: United States


Overview


Assigns diagnostic and procedural codes to patient records using ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS codes.


DEFINITION:


A Coding Consultant, Inpatient – Level 3 codes complex cases for all lengths of stays and as needed.


Responsibilities



  • Reviews medical records and assigns accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures.

  • Assigns and sequences codes accurately based on medical record documentation.

  • Assigns the appropriate discharge disposition to medical records.

  • Abstracts and enters the coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements.

  • Communicates documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution.

  • Maintains 95% coding accuracy rate and 95% accuracy rate for MS-DRG assignment and maintains site designated productivity standards.

  • Maintains minimum production of 1 charts per hour or site specific productivity standards.

  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Communicates professionally with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues.


ADDITIONAL JOB COMPONENTS:



  • Typically works remotely, accessing work related tasks via VPN access.

  • Reports to work as scheduled.

  • Complies with all Company and HIM Division policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for tracking continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials.

  • Attends mandatory sponsored in-service and/or education meetings as required.

  • Adheres to the American Health Information Management Association’s code of ethics.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


ADDITIONAL DETAILS:



  • LOCATION: This job is fully remote

  • TYPE: Part-time (PRN, hours may vary)


Qualifications



  • Associate or Bachelor’ degree from AHIMA certified HIM Program or Nursing Program or completion of certificate program with CCS preferred.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language.

  • A minimum of 1-5 years of coding experience in a hospital and/or coding consulting role.

  • Experience in computerized encoding and abstracting software.

  • Required to take and pass annual Introductory HIPAA examination and other assigned testing to be given


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