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CREDENTIALED INPATIENT CODER

Company: Southern Illinois Healthcare
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Your Career. Our Company. Together, We Grow. At Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH), we realize that in order to provide our surrounding communities with excellent care, we must begin by providing our employees with that same care and appreciation. We offer rich opportunities to develop and grow professionally, an environment of excellence in patient care, and the awareness that everything we accomplish is a direct outgrowth of the superb efforts and dedication of our employees. As a non-profit system of almost 4000 employees, we have won national acclaim for our cancer, cardiac, stroke, bariatric, breast imaging, and rehabilitation services. Reviews provider documentation and revises and/or assigns ICD-10-CM codes and CPT/HCPCS codes as appropriate, based on official coding guidelines. Researches and takes appropriate action on any coding/claim edits. Coding focus is hospital acute and subacute inpatient encounters or hospital based interventional procedures Responsibilities

  • Follows all coding policies, procedures, standard operating procedures.
  • Effectively uses encoding software and reference materials to assign appropriate codes.
  • Provider driven coding: Reviews and accepts or revises code selection based upon documentation and coding guidelines.
  • Non -----" provider driven coding: Reviews provider documentation and assigns appropriate codes based upon coding guidelines.
  • Reviews coding edits and accurately resolves so encounter can be sent to claims.
  • Sends clear, respectful communications to provider inbasket or queries when additional information is needed before finalizing coding.
  • Identifies and communicates to Coding Lead/Supervisor/Manager any issues related to documentation, coding or systems that may impact quality, compliance, or productivity.
  • Performs work que duties as assigned by Coding Lead/Supervisor/Manager.
  • Maintains coding quality and productivity standards
  • Actively engages and makes meaningful contribution when participating in performance improvement initiatives, department meetings and other meetings as required.
  • Maintains required CEU--------s. Qualifications
    • High School Diploma required. Preferred Associate or Bachelor Degree in Health Information or a healthcare related discipline.
    • RHIA, RHIT, or CCS (inpatient hospital) required
    • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CIRCC (interventional hospital) required
    • RHIA or RHIT-----" None.
    • CCS or CIRCC -----" 3 years inpatient or interventional coding required #PIQITPandoLogic. Keywords: Medical Coder, Location: Jonesboro, IL - 62952

Keywords: Southern Illinois Healthcare, Evansville , CREDENTIALED INPATIENT CODER, Other , Jonesboro, Indiana

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