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Remote Inpatient Coder

Location: Houston Region
Category: Healthcare
Employment Type: Contract
Contact: candyce.hayes@addisongroup.com

Description

  • Performs coding and abstracting on inpatients medical records by selecting and documenting ICD9-CM Diagnoses and procedure codes and CPT 4 codes
  • Assigns correct DRG’s with coding accuracy rate of 95% or greater
  • Performs abstracting of coding and clinical data (I.e. discharge disposition, discharge date, patient type, etc..) with an accuracy rate of 95% or greater
  • Refers queries to physicians and questions to supervisors as appropriate, complying with all internal audit requirements, (i.e. review charts for Complication/Cormorbidity compliance) 

Requirements

  • Must have one of the following credentials: RHIT or RHIA or CCS through AHIMA OR CPC, CPC-H through AAPC
  • Minimum of 1 year inpatient coding experience
  • Requires a good understanding of ICD-9 coding (diagnosis and procedure) and inpatient guidelines
  • Prefer hospital coding experience within a large teaching and/or Level I Trauma medical facility providing complex medical and surgical services 

Additional Details:

  • Full-time permanent direct hire position
  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive pay
  • Benefits, 401K, PTO, etc.

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