Remote Medical Coder- Hospital Inpatient
Posted on: May 26, 2023
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What You Will Do :
The Remote Medical Coder - Hospital Inpatient will review clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-10 and PCS Diagnosis codes as defined for the service type, for coding, billing, internal and external reporting, research as required, and regulatory compliance. Under the direction of the coding manager-the coder should accurately code conditions and procedures as documented and in accordance with ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, CMS and any other official coding guidelines established for use with mandated standard code sets. This is a 100% full time remote position.
Maintains a working knowledge of ICD-9-10 PCS and CPT coding principles, governmental regulations, official coding guidelines, and third-party requirements regarding documentation and billing.
Assures that all services documented in the patient's chart are coded with appropriate ICD-10/PCS codes. When services/diagnoses are not documented appropriately, seeks to attain proper documentation in a timely manner according to facility standards.
Achieves and maintains 95% accuracy in coding while maintaining a high level of productivity.Maintains average productivity standards as follows: 3 IP charts per hour (These productivity standards are Guidehouse general expectations and are subject to change based upon Guidehouse client agreements and/or other factors as determined by management. Notification of expected productivity will be conveyed by Management prior to assignment of a client project).
What You Will Need :
Minimum 3-5 years+ previous work experience coding hospital acute care Inpatient records.
CCS, RHIT or RHIA Certification from AHIMA required.
Must have experience working in systems such as EPIC, Cerner, Optum and/or 3M
Must have good working knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology as well as Medical Terminology.
Must have advanced knowledge of Coding clinics ICD-10-CM and PCS
What Would Be Nice To Have :
Previous experience working with CDI and physician queries.
Has ability to analyze Provider documentation and assign codes accurately.
Strong knowledge and application of Government and other payer guidelines as they relate to compliant coding.
The annual salary range for this position is $50,600.00-$91,100.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.
What We Offer :
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
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