Remote Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Coder - PRN / Per Diem
We are seeking an experienced Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Coder to provide per diem/PRN clinic, outpatient and inpatient coding and abstracting services for our critical access hospital clients.
Our PRN Coders have the opportunity to work remotely, maintain flexibility and earn extra income!
The CAH Coder will apply appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health records for claims processing, data retrieval and analysis. Additionally, the Per Diem CAH Coder will work with various clients and EMR systems.
CCS or RHIT certification required
3+ years of critical access hospital (CAH) facility coding experience required, to include clinic, facility outpatient and facility inpatient
Review and abstract patient medical records. Report diagnoses, treatments, as well as surgical and non-surgical procedures for CAH facility medical services.
Ensure all services documented in the patient’s medical record are coded with the appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnosis and ICD-10-PCS procedure codes.
Ensure code assignment is supported by provider documentation.
Query physician when documentation is inadequate, ambiguous or conflicting.
Maintain extensive coding regulatory knowledge regarding abstraction of data elements for ICD-10-CM/PCS, DRG, MS-DRG, POA, and where applicable APR-DRGs.
Conduct reviews of medical records to ensure compliance with coding and documentation guidelines and governmental requirements.
Exercise excellent oral and written communication skills in order to effectively interact and communicate with multiple professional disciplines.
Demonstrate service excellence, integrity, and initiative.
Maintain strictest confidentiality of patient and clients, abiding by HIPAA.
Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association, and adhere to official coding guidelines. Abide by AAPC Code of Ethics.
Abide by Healthcare Resource Group’s Code of Conduct.
Maintain production and quality standards as set forth by Healthcare Resource Group.
Maintain coding certification and educational requirements.