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Remote Inpatient Medical Coder

HealthCare Resolution Services
Columbia, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assigning ICD-10-CM diagnosis and PCS codes for the purpose of reimbursement, research, and compliance with federal regulations and Official Coding Guidelines.
  • Utilize appropriate coding resources such as Coding Clinic, CPT Assistant, Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS).
  • Abstract all clinical and statistical information as required
  • Abide by AHIMA Code of Ethics
  • Abstract data elements to satisfy statistical requests by the hospital, health system, medical staff, and enters all coded/abstracted information into the appropriate software program.
  • Assists in implementing solutions to reduce back-end billing errors
  • Review medical record data for validation and other purposes as defined by the client.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must possess either a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credential from an accredited coding program and be an active member with AHIMA and/or AAPC.
  • Minimum 2 years of facility coding experience. Profee coding experience is a plus.
  • Proven history of maintaining 95% accuracy rating across all coding categories.
  • Proficient with Microsoft products such as Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Excel.
  • A strong understanding of physiology, medical terminology, and anatomy
  • Proficiency in computer skills: Intermediate level experience with usage of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Mathematics skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality of medical information
  • Strict attention to details
  • Desire to grow and learn new methodologies related to statistical coding, auditing, abstraction, etc.
  • Work as a team player

Preferred Skills:

  • Long-Term Care (LTAC) hospital coding,
  • FQHC coding and billing,
  • Risk adjustment coding (HCC)
  • Home health care coding and billing.
  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) coding and billing,
  • Inpatient Rehab Facility (IRF) coding.

Additional Notes:

  • Job requires extreme flexibility in work assignments.
  • Coder should possess great time management in order to meet deadlines.

HealthCare Resolution Services

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Columbia, MD
21045 USA

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Healthcare

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