LaSalle Network has partnered with one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers. Located in 16 states, our client is committed to helping people get well and live healthier. They are seeking an Inpatient Coder to join their team.
The Inpatient Coder will review patient records and assign accurate codes for each diagnosis and procedure. This role requires applied knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and pharmacology and the ideal candidate demonstrates data quality and integrity skills.
The Inpatient Coder will be required to make independent decisions regarding accurate ICD-10-CM and PCS code assignments which will play a key role in determining the reimbursement potential with adherence to compliant coding standards and corporate policies developed to ensure accurate billing.
Inpatient Coder Responsibilities:
- Perform remote coding via scanned medical records and abstracts via access to hospital abstracting system as part of a corporate coding organization
- Primarily code inpatient records and assist with outpatient coding when needed
- Submit queries to providers for documentation clarification to include diagnosis clarification based on clinical indicators and coding specificity requirements
- Consult the Manager, Corporate Coding or other available resources and work out difficult codes and/or coding problems
- Attends coding education as scheduled
Inpatient Coder Requirements:
- High school diploma or GED required
- Associates degree in health information management or related field preferred
- ICD-10-CM and PCS required
- CIC, CCS, RHIA or RHIT required
- Knowledge of related prospective payment systems, anatomy, physiology and medical terminology
- Broad knowledge of pharmacology indications for drug usage and related adverse reactions
- 2 years of acute care hospital inpatient coding experience preferred
- Ability to code complex cardiac and neuroscience procedures
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