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Inpatient Coder (100% Remote)

Brooksource Cincinnati Full-Time
$18.00 - $26.00 / hour
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Reviews medical record documentation and accurately assigns appropriate ICD-10 diagnoses and procedure codes, leading to the assignment of the correct Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Group, (MS-DRG) or All Patient Refined Diagnosis Related Group, (APR-DRG.) The Inpatient Coding Specialist is responsible for verification of the patient's discharge disposition and to ensure the appropriate present on admission, (POA) indicators are assigned to each code. The assigned codes must support the reason for the visit that is documented by the provider to support the care provided

  • Correctly abstract required data per facility specifications
  • Responsible to assist with writing appeals for Diagnosis Related Group, (DRG) denials in order to support the assigned Diagnosis Related Group, (DRG) and to address the clinical documentation utilized in the decision-making process to support the validity of the assigned codes
  • Responsible for monitoring and working of accounts that are Discharged Not Final Billed, failed claims, stop bills, and epremis, and as a team, ensure timely, compliant processing of inpatient accounts through the billing system
  • Collaborates with Clinical Documentation Specialists, (CDEs,) and members of the medical staff to ensure completeness of documentation in the charts so that appropriate codes, and ultimately the correct Diagnosis Related Group (DRG,) may be assigned
  • Responsible to ensure accuracy and maintain established quality, productivity standards, and key performance indicators established for 3M 360 CAC for CRS and Direct Code
  • Remain abreast of current Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, (CMS) requirements as well as Correct Coding Initiative, (CCI) edits, Hospital Acquired Conditions, (HAC's) and when applicable, National Coverage Determinations, (NCDs) and Local Coverage Determinations, (LCDs,) including the addition of appropriate modifiers to ensure a clean claim the first-time through
  • Maintains competency and accuracy while utilizing tools of the trade, such as the 3M encoder, Computer Assisted Coding, (CAC,) Clinical Documentation Improvement System, (CDIS) and abstracting systems, and all reference materials. Reports inaccuracies found in software applications to HIM Coding Manager/Supervisor, reports any potential unethical and/or fraudulent activity per compliance policy

Eight Eleven Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

2+ years of Acute Inpatient coding experience CCS, CPC or CIC certification Trauma, ICU or Surgery experience

Skills required

Registered Health Information Technician
Registered Health Information Administrator
Certified Coding Specialist
Certified Professional Coder
Health Information Management
Procedure Codes
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The staffing industry is a crowded one requiring new and different skill sets on an ongoing basis. There’s no standing still when it’s time to find that niche candidate. At Brooksource we’re always seeking new methods and reaching out to a diverse, experienced talent base. For us, it’s a question of balance – we believe that the needs of the job seeker and the company are equally important. It’s an outlook – or should we say skill set – that you won’t find in many staffing agencies.

Founded in 2000, Brooksource has seen a wide range of environments and sizes of organizations . . . starting in our own office. As a start-up in 2000, we experienced what all companies experience as they scrape for survival. As the years passed, we have evolved into a multi-state, multi-office enterprise with many changing internal needs. All of our sales people and technical recruiters have had exposure to many different staffing situations. And, most have personal experience witnessing our own internal growth and changing technology needs as our business has expanded.

We are not for everyone. We try not to be all things to all people. We don’t carry a bench of consultants. We don’t outsource projects. And we don’t take liability for deliverables. We have many partners that are built to handle these types of engagements and we are happy to staff them accordingly.

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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