Inpatient Coder – Chicago, IL

Job ID: 912177
Job Location: Chicago, IL

Inpatient Coder

Chicago, IL

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Are you searching for exciting Inpatient Coder career opportunities? Excite Health Partners is looking for experienced Remote Inpatient Coders to join our dynamic team.

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Excite Health Partners is not your average H.I.M./ H.I.T. recruiting company. We separate ourselves from the competition by specifically focusing on the electronic medical records and coding markets. This approach allows us to bring you the positions you desire that are directly related to your background. At Excite, we are quality-driven and growth-oriented. Our employees are our priority and we strive to help them not only find success in their field, but also build careers highlighting their interests and talent. Excite is dedicated to meeting the needs of both our customers and our employees by providing unparalleled service and creating long-lasting relationships emphasizing honesty and responsiveness.

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Responsibilities:

  • Review appropriate provider documentation to determine principal diagnosis, co-morbidities and complications, secondary conditions, and surgical procedures
  • Utilize technical coding principals and DRG reimbursement expertise to assign appropriate ICD-10-CM and PCS codes
  • Ensure all CC and MCC are captured during coding process
  • Assign present on admission (POA) value for inpatient diagnoses
  • Identify non-payment conditions (HAC) and when required, report through established procedures
  • Review documentation to verify and, when necessary, correct the patient disposition upon discharge
  • Under the direction of the coding manager, accurately code inpatient conditions and procedures as documented in the ICD-10 Official Guidelines for Coding and Coding Clinic for reporting
  • Resolve error reports associated with billing process
  • Identify and report error patterns
  • Assist in design and implementation of workflow changes to reduce billing errors when necessary
  • Maintain a 95% accuracy rate while meeting the facility productivity standards

Qualifications

At Excite, we value your unique background and want to be sure your experience matches the job. For the Inpatient Coder position, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Must have at least five years strong IP Coding experience, preferably in a teaching hospital
  • Must have AHIMA certification (CCS, RHIT, RHIA)
  • Must have worked in a large acute care facility
  • Must have experience coding critical care patients including transplants, spinal fusion, sepsis, and neurology
  • Would prefer some Level I Trauma experience

Joining the Team

Excite understands that employees are the cornerstone to our success and is proud to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, Vision, Dental plan
  • 401k plan with designated company match
  • Weekly pay
  • Direct deposit
  • Continued education and training as needed
  • I-10 Education

At Excite, your goals are our goals. Apply today to join our team where our leaders will work with you to take your career to the next level!