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Inpatient Coder / Auditor

Inpatient Coder / Auditor (Facility) - this is a FT Remote position with a flexible schedule

Duties/Responsibilities:

Review ICD-10 inpatient patient records for accuracy and compliance
Review physician documentation to verify diagnosis and procedures
Communicate with physicians to obtain or clarify diagnosis and/or procedures via the query process
Assign accurate ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes utilizing an electronic encoder application, in accordance with practice policy and regulatory guidelines
Complete reports as requested
Provide ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS education and mentoring to Company’s clients in coding, billing and compliance
Assure that services provided to Clients of Company are current and up-to-date with industry standards
Conduct other reviews, audits and other tasks at the direction of Company for which Employee has skills and knowledge
Maintain minimum accuracy rate of at least 95% while meeting internal productivity standards set by company
Maintain productivity expectations as set per project
This position is a hybrid role with 50% doing Inpatient Coding and 50% doing internal auditing. 

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Successful completion of at least one AHIMA certified program with achievement of the correlating professional credential (RHIT, CCS, etc); active and in good standing, preferably a combination of two or more credentials. The CCS credential is required.
  • High School diploma required. Associates or BS degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of inpatient coding experience and at least 1 year of inpatient auditing experience in an acute care hospital.

Medkoder PERKS:

• Privately held, growing company with strong values and ethics
• Professional development and education
• All positions are permanent – no contracts or sitting on a “coding bench”
• 12 vacation days, 5 work/life days, and 8 paid holidays
• Internal network of Medical Coding Industry Leaders
• 100% EMPLOYER PAID Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits for FT employees and their families
• 401K and Profit Sharing
• STD, LTD, Life insurance, and FSA Program
• Paid AAPC and AHIMA corporate memberships
• 30 Hours of CEU pay (continuance in education)
• $90 cell phone allowance for FT employees

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