Mar 05, 2024

Inpatient Contract Facility Coding Auditor

  • AGS Health
  • Remote
Part Time, Contract (CPC) Certified Professional Coder (CCA) Certified Coding Associate (CCS) Certified Coding Specialist (CCS-P) Certified Coding Specialist - Physician Based

Job Description

 

SCOPE OF WORK:

AGS Health is seeking an Inpatient Coding Auditor who will be responsible for auditing all requested inpatient medical records using the most accurate and appropriate ICD-10-CM/PCS and DRG assignment, while meeting specified productivity and accuracy standards. The auditor will also be responsible for abstracting key data required from the medical information consistent with UHDDS requirements and other regulatory coding guidelines.

 JOBS-TO-BE-DONE (JTBDs):

  • Audits all requested Inpatient records using the most accurate and appropriate ICD-10-CM/PCS and DRG assignment in accordance with coding guidelines.
  • Abstracts, codes and assigns necessary demographic and clinical data elements required.   
  • Writes appropriate, non-leading queries.
  • Maintains quality and productivity according to client requirements.

 

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

Candidate qualifications:

  •  Certified through AHIMA or AAPC (CCS, CPC, or CIC)
  • Minimum 2 years inpatient coding experience in an acute care facility.
  • ICD-10-CM/PCS proficient

Required Experience Level

Intermediate Level

Minimum Education

High School

Minimum Experience Required

2-4 years

Required Travel

No required travel

Applicant Location

US residents only