Medical Coder at Ciox Health

Location: Remote, US
| Full-time
Ciox Health

Medical Coder

Requisition ID

2022-27959

# of Openings

1

Category (Portal Searching)

HIM / Coding

Overview

Who we are…

Ciox Health merged with Datavant in 2021, creating the nation’s largest health data ecosystems, powering secure data connectivity on behalf of thousands of providers, payers, health data analytics companies, patient-facing applications, government agencies, research institutions and life science companies. The combined company is focused on improving patient outcomes and reducing costs by removing impediments to the secure exchange of health data. Ciox, a Datavant company will offer the ability to access, exchange, and connect data among the thousands of organizations in its ecosystem for use cases ranging from better clinical care and value-based payments to health analytics and medical research.

What we offer

At Ciox Health we offer all employees a place to grow and expand their current skills so that they can not only help build Ciox Health into the greatest health technology company but create a career that you can be proud of. We offer you complete training and long-term career goals. Our environment is what most of our employees are the proudest of and our Medical Coding Group is comprised of some of the brightest and most talented individuals. Give us just a few moments to explain why we need you and hope you will help us change how the health Industry manages its’ medical records.

Details:

  • Full time, Flexible Schedule
  • Location: Remote/Work from home, NO VACCINATION REQUIREMENT
  • Required: A minimum of 3 years of IP coding or auditing experience.
  • Preferred: CCS, RHIT, or RHIA credentials.

We Offer:

  • Full Benefits: 401k Savings Plan
  • 20-24 free CEUs per year, provided by Ciox
  • AAPC/AHIMA dues compensation
  • Company equipment will be provided to you (including computer, monitor, etc.)
  • Comprehensive training led by a credentialed profesional coding manager

What we need

A Coding Consultant, (Inpatient/Outpatient/Profee) codes complex cases for all lengths of stays and as needed and assigns diagnostic and procedural codes to patient records using ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS codes.

Responsibilities

What You Will Do…

  • Reviews medical records and assigns accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures.
  • Assigns and sequences codes accurately based on medical record documentation.
  • Assigns the appropriate discharge disposition to medical records.
  • Abstracts and enters the coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements.
  • Audits the work of Level 1 & 2 Coders, if applicable.
  • Communicates documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution.
  • Maintains 95% coding accuracy rate and 95% accuracy rate for MS-DRG assignment and maintains site designated productivity standards.
  • Maintains minimum production of 1 charts per hour or site specific productivity standards.
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Communicates professionally with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues.

ADDITIONAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Typically works remotely, accessing work related tasks via VPN access.
  • Reports to work as scheduled.
  • Willing and able to travel when necessary, if applicable.
  • Complies with all Company and HIM Division policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for tracking continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials.
  • Attends mandatory sponsored in-service and/or education meetings as required.
  • Adheres to the American Health Information Management Association’s code of ethics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

What Helps You Stand Out…

  • Associate or Bachelor’ degree from AHIMA certified HIM Program or Nursing Program or completion of certificate program with CCS preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language.
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of coding experience in a hospital and/or coding consulting role.
  • Experience in computerized encoding and abstracting software.
  • Required to take and pass annual Introductory HIPAA examination and other assigned testing to be given

To ensure the safety of patients and staff, many of our clients require post-offer health screenings and proof and/or completion of various vaccinations such as the flu shot, Tdap, COVID-19, etc. Any requests to be exempted from these requirements will be reviewed by Ciox Human Resources and determined on a case-by-case basis. Depending on the state in which you will be working, exemptions may be available on the basis of disability, medical contraindications to the vaccine or any of its components, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, and/or religion.

For remote work, this position requires that you provide high-speed internet connection, subject to applicable expense reimbursement requirements (if any), and a work environment free from distractions.

There is no COVID vaccine requirement for this role

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