eCatalyst Healthcare Solutions has an immediate need forAcademicInpatient Medical Coders to join our diverse and dynamic team of Health Information professionals. Our Academic Codersreviewmedical record documentation of high acuity patients to determine and appropriately assign ICD-10-CM/PCS codes to patient encounters.
As an Academic InpatientMedical Coder,youwill perform inpatient coding for one of our valued client partners.
Reviews medical recorddocumentation and assigns ICD-10-CM/PCS codes as supported by medical record documentation.
Utilizesour clients electronic medical record (EMR), encoder, and computer-assisted coding (CAC) software as directed.
Ensures optimal reimbursement while maintaining compliance with CMS and third-party payor policies and guidelines.
Maintains compliancewith eCatalyst and clients coding policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Abstracts pertinent information from the medical record per client guidelines.
Understands APR and MS-DRG reimbursement methodologies for acute care.
Accurately assigns present on admission indicator and the discharge disposition.
Invokes the physician query process to clarify conflicting, incomplete, ambiguous, and/or inconsistent clinical information when necessary and per client guidelines.
Consistently maintains 95% or above accuracy rate while meeting established productivity standards.
Completes daily production log and daily time keeping requirements.
Attends and participates in eCatalyst and client meetings as requested.
Completes coding continuing education and maintains coding credentials.
Ensures HIPAA compliance at all times.
Consistently delivers eCatalysts brand promise of Exceptional Services Delivered with Unrelenting Client Focus to our client partners.
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