Inpatient Coding Specialist – Richmond, VA – Full time – Remote role

Inpatient Coding Specialist – Richmond, VA – Full time – Remote role

Job Summary:

 As a Coding Integrity Specialist – Work from home, you will review and evaluate hospital inpatient medical record documentation to assign, sequence, edit and/or validate the appropriate ICD-10-CM and ICD-10- PCS codes. 

A Coding Integrity Specialist performs coding and/or code/DRG validation across multiple entities by applying all appropriate coding guidelines and criteria for code selections.


Responsibilities:

  • Assign, sequence, validate, and/or edit codes/DRGs and abstracted data (e.g., physician, discharge disposition, query tracking) for inpatient records for multiple facilities using ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS.
  • Maintain or exceed established accuracy standards.
  • Maintain or exceed established productivity standards.
  • Utilize the complete patient medical record documentation in code/DRG assignment, validation, and/or editing of codes/DRGs.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • Employee discount program
  • Paid time off



Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate (Associate's or Bachelor's) degree in HIM/HIT preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year of acute care hospital inpatient coding required - 3 years preferred.
  • Coding Technical Skills - ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, MS-DRGs, APR DRGs, and POA Assignment.
  • RHIT, RHIA or CCS preferred.
  • Must be disciplined, must be able to meet metrics.



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