Medical Records Coder
Ascellon Corporation - Remote

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This individual will utilize knowledge and expertise of ICD-9-CM and/or ICD-10-CM to ensure that the assignment of coding is appropriate and consistent with official coding guidelines and Medicare policies. Duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Review, re-abstract, and recode hospital and physician office medical records to validate that data received is substantiated by information in the medical record.
  • Use of encoder and abstraction software in addition to the ICD-9-CM and/or ICD-10-CM coding manual to accurately capture all relevant conditions documented in the medical record.
  • Potential for travel to review sites for future projects.

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in the coding of general acute hospital (inpatient and outpatient), multi-specialty physician office, or Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) medical records, with high Medicare patient volumes.
  • Experience with HCC codes is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate effectively to physicians, senior health information specialists and administrative personnel.
  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Internet search capability.
  • Technical knowledge of ICD-9-CM and/or ICD-10-CM coding with ability to pass pre-employment and ongoing coding accuracy standards.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Please apply by submitting resume, cover letter and salary requirements