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Inpatient Lead Coding & Reimbursement Specialist
Erlanger Health System

Location: Chattanooga, Remote
Work Setting: Other
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**Position is remote work from home
Apply at Job ID# 29797
Join our leading academic healthcare system and be part of America’s best hospitals! Erlanger Health System is a level 1 Trauma Center and the 7th largest public healthcare system in the US. Our mission is to compassionately care for people. Our vision is to deliver the highest quality of care through personalized patient experiences. Erlanger is a non-profit academic teaching facility affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. Erlanger’s HIM team uses state-of-the art technology Epic 3m electronic medical records system.

Job Description

The Lead Coder serves as first line support, answers questions for Coding Specialists.Assist with post discharge physician queries. Reviews claim denials and edits. Reviews inpatient and outpatient medical records to evaluate diagnosis codes. The Lead Coder will serve as third party for any quality audit disagreement between coder and auditor. Accountalbe for ongoing work que managementto ensure compliance and revenue related to reimbursement. Expert knowledge assigning ICD-10-CM/PCS codes. Will collaborate with patient financial services and revenue integrity department.

Required Qualifications

Required: The applicant will have at least five years inpatient or outpatient coding experience. The applicant should have experience determining whether physician query is appropriate and writing physician queries. The candidate should have experience with chart review.

Education Qualifications

Required: BS in Health Information Administration or AS in Health Information Technology and CCS credential or Registered Nurse in the State of TN with CCS credential. De-escalation training, if applicable.

Position requirements/Licensure:
Required: BS in Health Information Administration with Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or AS in Health Information Technology with Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).

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Posted: February 25, 2021 at 4:24 PM
Post ID: 58842

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