Full Time Inpatient Rehab Coding Consultant

Intellis

Introduction: Job Description:

Job Description:

  • Codes and abstracts all pertinent patient medical information according to AHA ICD-10-CM/PCS coding conventions, UHDDS guidelines and CMS directives.
  • Performs data entry of required abstracted patient information into Hospital’s information system.
  • Assigns Present on Admission (POA) indicators according to AHA POA guidelines.
  • Query’s physicians when appropriate and interacts with Clinical Documentation staff as per account requirements.
    Proficiency in ICD-10-CM/PCS coding system, including proper code sequencing and application/assignment of complications and comorbidities (CC/MCC).
  • Proficiency in assigning Present on Admission (POA) indicator.
  • Must have working knowledge of IRF-PPS reimbursement system.
  • Proficiency in Coding Clinic guidelines.
  • Strong organizational, analytic and problem solving abilities and techniques required along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently from your home.
    Position Responsibilities:
  • Perform accurate ICD-10-CM/PCS coding for inpatient rehabilitation hospital cases.
  • Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by AHIMA and CMS.
  • Adhere to ICD-10 Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.
    Perform abstracting and data entry of codes and abstract items as pertinent to each account requirements.
  • Query physicians to clarify conflicting, imprecise, incomplete, ambiguous, and/or inconsistent documentation in the health record for accurate code assignment.
  • Keep abreast of coding guidelines, as published in Coding Clinic, and maintains a working knowledge of prospective payment systems as it relates directly to the coding process.
  • Maintain coding credential requirements.
  • Achieve and maintain coding productivity standards for each specific account.
  • Achieve and maintain a 95% coding and IRF-PPS accuracy rate.
  • Bring identified concerns to coding management for resolution.
  • Perform IRF-PAI Submission (if required).
  • Assist in other related projects as necessary.

Required Qualifications:

Educational Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess a credential such as CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H, RHIT or RHIA.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must be able to work 30-35 hours weekly – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Onsite in SE Pennsylvania for 5 months and then work remotely.
  • Experience with 3M, McKesson, and Hyland OnBase.
  • Proficiency in ICD-10-CM/PCS coding system, including proper code sequencing and application/assignment of complications and comorbidities (CC/MCC).
  • Proficiency in assigning Present on Admission (POA) indicator.
  • Must have working knowledge of IRF-PPS reimbursement system.
  • Proficiency in Coding Clinic guidelines.
  • Strong organizational, analytic and problem solving abilities and techniques required along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently from your home.
    Position Responsibilities:
  • Perform accurate ICD-10-CM/PCS coding for inpatient rehabilitation hospital cases.
  • Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by AHIMA and CMS.
  • Adhere to ICD-10 Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.
    Perform abstracting and data entry of codes and abstract items as pertinent to each account requirements.
  • Query physicians to clarify conflicting, imprecise, incomplete, ambiguous, and/or inconsistent documentation in the health record for accurate code assignment.
  • Keep abreast of coding guidelines, as published in Coding Clinic, and maintains a working knowledge of prospective payment systems as it relates directly to the coding process.
  • Maintain coding credential requirements.
  • Achieve and maintain coding productivity standards for each specific account.
  • Achieve and maintain a 95% coding and IRF-PPS accuracy rate.
  • Bring identified concerns to coding management for resolution.
  • Perform IRF-PAI Submission (if required).
  • Assist in other related projects as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer a minimum of 3 years of coding experience in an inpatient acute care setting, and a rehabilitation hospital setting.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please email resume to careers@intellisinc.com for consideration, thank you.

Apply Online: http://www.intellisinc.com/careers/open-positions/