Health Information Associates

  • Review Consultant

    Job Locations US-Remote Office
    ID
    2015-1019
    Category
    Review
  • Overview

    Performs compliance audits of Inpatient and Outpatient medical records in accordance with all coding guidelines.  Writes and presents concise recommendation worksheets with appropriate findings and coding references to coders during education exits.  Writes Executive Summaries and must communicate with different administrative levels within the hospital.  Utilizes HIAcompliance. Requires some travel.

    Responsibilities

    • Reviews records assigned to ensure all codes reported are accurate to ICD-10 CM, PCS and/or CPT coding conventions
    • Reviews additional chart documentation to validate admission order, admission and discharge dates, point of origin, patient status, present on admission indicator, and coder queries to ensure accuracy
    • Uses various software applications, groupers, 3M and other coding tools to analyze and ensure appropriate codes, sequencing and edits
    • Runs preliminary and final statistical and coder specific reports
    • Completes client rebuttals and makes appropriate changes in HIAcompliance as needed
    • Prepares for Exit Conference using WebEX
    • Conducts Exit Conference with Administration
    • Conducts Exit Conference with Coding Staff
    • Prepares summation of Exit Conference
    • Meets with HIM Director following Exit

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma with RHIA, RHIT, and/or CCS credential
    • Minimum 5 years inpatient and outpatient coding experience in an acute care facility.
    • I-10-CM/PCS training
    • Computer proficiency, able to research coding questions and utilize HIA’s internal educational resources
    • Experience using Electronic Health Record (EHR)
    • High Speed Internet via Cable (no Satellite or wireless cell based)
    • Independent, focused individual able to work remotely.
    • Sound organizational, communication and critical thinking skills

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