Under indirect supervision, is responsible for accurate coding of all inpatient services, procedures, diagnoses and conditions, working from the appropriate documentation in the medical record. All work is carried out in accordance with the rules, regulations and coding conventions of the American Hospital Association (Coding Clinic), ICD-10-CM/PCS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Must possess a thorough knowledge of ICD-10-CM/PCS coding principles and applications as they relate to acute care hospital coding and grouping
- Thorough knowledge of Official Coding Guidelines and payer specific requirements
- When services/diagnoses are not documented appropriately, seeks to attain proper documentation in a timely manner according to facility standards.
- Maintain 95% DRG and overall accuracy rate
- Maintain average productivity standards.
- Works the review queue on a daily basis to ensure all charts that are placed in the review queue are worked and any corrections are communicated to the facility if necessary.
- The coder is responsible for coding or pending every chart placed in their queue.
- Remote Workstation
- Standard Windows PC
- Internet Access with DSL or Cable
- VPN compatibility
EDUCATION AND SKILLS
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Requires one of the following coding credentials: AHIMA (CCS, CCS-P, or RHIT); AAPC (CPC, CPC, CPC-H).
- Must be proficient with Facilities Coding Standards.
- Minimum of five (5) years' experience in medical coding.
- Working knowledge of ICD-10-CM/PCS.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
- Salary Range: $65,000 to $72,000 per year
- Paid Time Off and Sick Time
- Medical, Dental, Life and Long/Short term disability Insurance
- Paid Association Dues Paid
- Educational Benefits
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