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IP DRG & Same Day Surgery - Medical Coder

Job Description

  • The coders assigned on the project would be reviewing Inpatient and observation medical records, determine and assign accurate diagnosis (ICD-10-CM) codes and Procedure codes (ICD-10-PCS and/or CPT) codes with appropriate modifiers in addition to reporting any deviations in a timely manner

  • Maintains a working knowledge CPT/ICD coding principles, governmental regulations, UHDDS (Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set) guidelines, AHA coding clinic updates and third-party requirements regarding Coding and documentation guidelines

  • Knowledge of Physician query process and ability to write physician query in compliance with OIG and UHDDS regulations

  • Knowledge of MS-DRG (Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups), MDC (Major Diagnostic Categories), AP-DRG (All Patient DRGs), APR-DRG (All Patient Refined DRGs) with hands-on experience in handling MS-DRG

  • Knowledge of CC (complication or comorbidity) and MCC (major complication or comorbidity) when used as a secondary diagnosis

Job Qualification

  • Graduates in life sciences with 1-4 years of experience in inpatient coding processes

  • Good knowledge of medical coding and billing systems and service delivery processes

  • Maintains a high degree of professional and ethical standards

  • Focuses on continuous improvement by working on projects that enable customers to arrest revenue leakage while following the standards

  • Candidates holding CCS/CIC with hospital coding experience are preferable

  • Focuses on updating coding skills, knowledge, and accuracy by participating in coding team meetings and educational conferences

  • Exposure to CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS coding

  • CCS/CPC/CPC-H/CIC/COC certification from AAPC /AHIMA would be a plus

  • Knowledge of HIPAA standards

  • Applicants who have worked with eclinicalWorks (ECW) will be on top of the list