Inpatient Coding Auditor

$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
Job Category: Healthcare
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Remote
Location: Hammond, Indiana
Job ID: 130645
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Are you a detail-oriented professional with a passion for ensuring accurate and compliant inpatient coding? Do you have a strong understanding of acute hospital settings and a minimum of 3 years of experience auditing inpatient records? LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading healthcare system in search of an Inpatient Coding Auditor. If you hold a current AHIMA credential and are eager to contribute to a dynamic healthcare team, we want to hear from you!

Inpatient Coding Auditor Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive audits of inpatient medical records to identify coding discrepancies and ensure compliance with regulatory standards (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid)
  • Analyze complex medical documentation to assess the validity of DRG (Diagnosis Related Group) assignments and coding accuracy
  • Research and resolve coding inconsistencies through collaboration with physicians, coders and other healthcare providers
  • Document audit findings and recommendations with clear explanations for corrective action
  • Educate and mentor coding staff on best practices and coding updates
  • Participate in the development and implementation of internal coding audit processes
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest coding regulations and industry trends

Inpatient Coding Auditor Requirements:
  • Active AHIMA certification is mandatory (RHIT, RHIA or CCS)
  • 3+ years of experience in inpatient coding auditing within an acute hospital setting
  • Strong understanding of ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS coding systems and inpatient coding guidelines
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Proven ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships and collaborate effectively with various healthcare professionals
  • Proficient in computer skills and experience with hospital coding software (e.g., EPIC, Cerner)

If you are a dedicated and skilled Inpatient Coding Auditor looking for a rewarding career opportunity, we encourage you to submit your application.  

Thank you,  

Wiktoria Worach 
Project Manager – Healthcare Revenue Cycle  
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.