Coding Auditor *Inpatient Coding Experience Preferred*

Location: Columbus Regional Hospital

Dept: Health Information_CRH

Category: Administrative

Full Time, Days, 40 hours

Posted 4/5/2024

Requisition # 12500

Potential for signing bonus on select Coding Auditor positions!

Ask CRH Recruiting about eligibility requirements via email or phone (812-376-JOBS or 5627).

What you need to know about the Coding Auditor position:

  • The Health Information Department focuses on quality and completeness of the medical record and coded data associated.
  • This position is responsible to ensure the accuracy and completeness of clinical coding, provide the coding staff with the necessary support for coding guidelines through continuous quality improvement. Proactively identify areas of opportunity to improve coding quality based on audit feedback, coder questions, physician escalations, denial meetings, and other platforms and plans coder education accordingly. Demonstrate the attention to detail to minimize coding errors, legitimately optimize reimbursement and ensure accurate billing.
  • This position is responsible for the continuing educational needs for coding staff. This position is also responsible for all ongoing quality reviews of the coding staff.
  • Responsible for acting as a liaison for denial communication between coding and billing teams. Assist with communicating documentation issues to physicians and clinical departments. Accurately applies ICD 10 CM & ICD 10 PCS codes according to documentation. Assist Manager with monitoring, coordinating and responding to external audits and questions. Participates on the denials team. This position does not provide direct patient care.
  • The hourly range for this position is between $26.65 and $40.00. Individual compensation is determined for this position through years of directly relevant experience. The hourly compensation is only a portion of the total rewards package and a comprehensive benefits program is available for qualifying positions.
  • This position will require you to work Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 40 hours per week. This position is 100% remote.

What is required for this position:

Education and/or Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of coding and audit experience required.
  • A score of 90% or higher on the Coding Assessment Tool is required.
  • 7 years of inpatient coding and/or auditing experience with additional experience performing training and providing feedback to coding and physician audiences preferred.
  • Previous experience in management, quality improvement, compliance, auditing and revenue cycle related activities preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or other healthcare related degree preferred.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • One of the following is required:
    • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
    • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
    • Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC)
    • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
    • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
    • Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA), Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP), or Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) certification preferred

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