Outpatient Coding Auditor

$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
Job Category: Healthcare
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Remote
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 134827
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading healthcare organization in search of an Outpatient Coding Auditor.The Outpatient Coding Auditor is a vital member of our client’s team, responsible for conducting audits on outpatient services coding to ensure accuracy and compliance with national coding standards and guidelines. This role involves detailed review and analysis of medical records to validate coding for diagnoses, services and procedures. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in outpatient coding practices, excellent analytical skills, and a commitment to upholding the highest standards of compliance and quality.

Outpatient Coding Auditor Responsibilities:
  • Perform detailed audits of outpatient coding, including but not limited to evaluation and management (E&M), emergency department, outpatient surgeries and ancillary services
  • Analyze and verify accuracy of coding and abstracting of clinical data from medical records against billed procedures to ensure compliance with national coding guidelines and payer-specific requirements
  • Provide feedback and education to coding staff based on audit findings to improve accuracy and compliance
  • Assist in the development and implementation of auditing tools and processes to identify areas for improvement
  • Collaborate with the coding team and management to implement best practices and continuous quality improvement initiatives in outpatient coding
  • Stay abreast of changes in coding guidelines, regulations and technologies

Outpatient Coding Auditor Requirements:
  • Current certification as a CCS (Certified Coding Specialist), CPC (Certified Professional Coder), RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) or RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) required
  • 3+ years of experience in outpatient coding or auditing
  • Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and pharmacology
  • Proficient in ICD-10-CM and CPT coding systems and guidelines
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to provide constructive feedback and education to coding staff
  • Proficiency in the use of electronic health records (EHR) and coding software

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

Thank you,


Michaela Adams
Team Lead – 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.