Remote Facility Inpatient (IP) Coder

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Job Location: Remote

We are seeking skilled Inpatient Coders to provide coding and abstracting services to our hospital clients. This is a significant professional opportunity for an energetic, passionate HIM professional who wants to make a difference in the HIM community. As an Employee Owned Company, we are committed to providing extraordinary service delivered with the utmost integrity and professionalism.

Position Summary:

The Facility Inpatient Coder will apply appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health records, in a timely manner, to facilitate claims processing, proper reimbursement, data retrieval and analysis.

What HRG Offers:

  • Competitive compensation and referral bonuses

  • Computer equipment and coding reference resources provided

  • HRG paid retirement plan - Employee Stock Ownership Plan

  • Medical / Dental / Vision / Prescription / Life / Wellness Program

  • Paid time off, sick days and paid holidays

  • Merchant discounts

Responsibilities:

  • Review and abstract patient medical records to assign diagnoses, treatments, as well as surgical and non-surgical procedures for facility medical services.

  • Ensure all services documented in the patient’s medical record are coded with the appropriate diagnoses and procedure codes.

  • Conduct reviews of medical records to ensure compliance with coding and documentation guidelines and governmental requirements.

  • Rectify errors in the pre-processor and post-processor editing systems when assigned by client.

  • Provide written reports to management with audit/review findings and trend analysis.

  • When and if assigned by management, provide education to providers/clients regarding results of periodic chart reviews while maintaining exceptionally high degree of professionalism.

  • If assigned by management, provide accurate answers to providers/clients coding and billing questions.

  • Maintain a working knowledge, and stay abreast of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, CPT-4 coding principles, modifier usage, medical terminology, governmental regulations, protocols and third party payer requirements pertaining to billing, coding and documentation. Maintain strictest confidentiality of patient and clients, abiding by HIPAA.

Requirements:

  • Certification: RHIT, CCS, or RHIA certification required

  • 2+ years of inpatient coding experience for small to mid-sized PPS facilities required

  • 2 years of outpatient facility coding experience preferred

  • Experience in McKesson, Paragon, or 3M a plus