IRF Patient Assessment Instrument Coder at KODE Health

Location: Remote, US
Benefits: 401k Matching/Retirement Savings, Dental Insurance... 
| Full-time
KODE Health

Title: IRF Patient Assessment Instrument Coder

Location: US

Job Description:

Calling all Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) – Patient Assessment Instrument (PAI) Coders!

Exclusive opportunity for an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) – Patient Assessment Instrument (PAI) Coder – KODE is granting company ownership for new hires!

At least one year of professional experience is required- CPC-As are not being considered at this time.

About KODE

We’re coding rebels with a cause. KODE is a health-tech company developed by medical coders for medical coders looking to change the way things are done in the industry. Our company may be young but we’re growing rapidly. That also means we’re not buried in outdated policies and bureaucracies.

Coders play a critical role in healthcare, but have you ever felt like you’re just a cog in the machine? At KODE there are no cogs, there are people. We aren’t looking for a coder to simply fill an open position. We’re looking for a new teammate with a passion for professional coding who wants to join our collective mission to be awesome.

We’re serious about two things: coding and treating you like the professional you are. If this intrigues you, please keep reading.

About this Role

We’re looking for an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) – Patient Assessment Instrument (PAI) Coder to award ownership in our company. Don’t miss your chance to invest in your own success!


  • Review medical records to assign appropriate ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS codes accurately
  • Review physician documentation and perform audits to determine accuracy as needed
  • Understand Tier 1, 2, and 3 comorbidities for IRF coding
  • Understand the difference between a complication and a comorbidity for IRF coding
  • Meet and exceed acceptable productivity & quality standards
  • Review tasks and correct codes as needed
  • Work collaboratively with coding team to improve coding outcomes
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Health Information Management or equivalent
  • 3+ years of professional specialty coding experience
  • CCS, RHIA, RHIT, CPC by AHIMA or AAPC coding credentials

Additional Skills & Abilities:

  • Has working knowledge of coding guidelines
  • Ability to use independent judgment to manage and impart confidential information
  • Advanced knowledge of medical coding, electronic medical record systems, and coding systems
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of legal, regulatory, and policy compliance issues related to medical coding and documentation
  • Knowledge of current and developing issues and trends in medical coding diagnosis and procedure code assignment

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Is kind and easy to work with (because mean people s*ck!)
  • Sometimes likes to work in their robe (no judgement here)
  • Could be into personal and professional growth. (Interested in a project collab with the creative team? Let’s do it! – Do creatives stress you out? They’ll respect your boundaries.)
  • Doesn’t send passive aggressive emails and cc others to try to make their coworkers look bad (remember, mean people s*ck!)

What you Get:

  • Ownership in the company – unique opportunity to share in KODE’s financial success
  • 100% remote WFH (or anywhere) with a flexible work schedule (want to go for a walk at 11am on Tuesday, go for it!)
  • Salary is commensurate to your professional experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO/Holiday Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) w/ company match
  • Tech Bundle Welcome Package: Computer, dual monitors, docking station, headset
  • KODE swag … Obviously.

What you WON’T Get:

  • Micro-managed (gross!)
  • Politics & bureaucracy, unnecessary TRAVEL”>TRAVEL”>meetings, and death by PowerPoint
  • Forced to turn your video on (we’d love to see your face, but if you aren’t feeling it, NBD)
  • One of your coworkers leaving the microwave dirty (we all use our own)
  • Boring. Same old, same old. Blah, Blah, Blah.
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