Jun 26, 2024

Facility Inpatient Auditor with Cardiology Experience (PRN Auditor)

  • AGS Health
  • Remote
Part Time, Contract (CPC) Certified Professional Coder (CCS) Certified Coding Specialist

Job Description

We are seeking 1 skilled and detail-oriented Inpatient Auditor to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accurately assigning appropriate ICD 10 CM/PCS  codes for facility inpatient coding. This position plays a crucial role in ensuring compliance with coding guidelines and optimizing revenue cycle management.


Responsibilities:

• Assign ICD-10-CM/PCS codes for diagnosis and procedures for facility inpatient coding.

Facility inpatient cardiology auditing experience is required.
• Review medical records to ensure accuracy and completeness of coding.
• Abstract pertinent information from patient records.
• Collaborate with healthcare providers and other stakeholders to clarify documentation and ensure accurate code assignment.
• Adhere to official coding guidelines, CMS regulations, and compliance policies.
• Maintain knowledge of current trends and updates in coding practices and regulations.
• Participate in coding audits and documentation improvement initiatives.

Requirements:

•         US based coders only

•         Minimum 3 years of facility inpatient auditing experience is required, specifically in cardiology inpatient auditing.

•        Certification- CPC from AAPC (CPC-A’s are not being considered for these roles) or CCS from AHIMA

•         Strong understanding of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and disease processes.

•         Proficiency in ICD-10-CM/PCS  coding principles.

•         Attention to detail and accuracy in coding and abstracting information.

•         Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.

•         Excellent communication skills to interact effectively with healthcare providers and coding staffs

•         Commitment to maintaining confidentiality of patient information and compliance with HIPAA regulations.

•         Advanced knowledge with electronic health records (EHR) systems and coding software.

•         Experience with coding audits and coding compliance reviews.

PRN Auditing Position

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Required Experience Level

Intermediate Level

Minimum Experience Required

2-4 years

Required Travel

No required travel

Applicant Location

US residents only